Who's Paying the Price for Immigration Crackdowns?

In an editorial today The New York Times castigates the Bush administration over the treatment of undocumented immigrants arrested at Agriprocessors, the Postville, Iowa meatpacking plant that was the site of the largest worksite immigration raid in US history. The Times accuses the administration of, “abandoning mercy and proportionality,” in its treatment of the workers, and its lack of attention to egregious health and safety violations at the plant.

Feet in 2 Worlds has reported extensively on this issue. Learn more by reading our posts “Two Standards of Justice: Are Employers Paying a Price for Illegal Immigration?” and Advice to Journalists: keep the “immigration crisis” on the front burner.