immigration law

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Paying More for Your Salsa, Will Broken Immigration System = Higher Food Prices?

From, Andrea Gray, SF Fusion Food Examiner, 30 May 2011. Wait for it… California could be next. In Georgia, farmers are reporting that “they are starting to feel the effects of a tough crackdown on illegal immigration — a sudden dearth of migrant workers needed to bring in their harvests. Charles Hall, executive director of … Continue reading

Immigrant-Law Ruling Irks Some Businesses

From, Wall Street Journal, Miriam Jordan and Danny Yadron, 28 May 2011. A Supreme Court ruling this past week upholding an Arizona state law that cracks down on employers of illegal immigrants is irking some businesspeople who expect similar measures to spread to other states and threaten economic recovery in sectors that rely on … Continue reading

Navarrette: Congressman’s Unreality Show

From, Ventura County Star, Ruben Navarrette, 28 May 2011. You would think that the chairman of the House Judiciary Committee would have better things to do than respond to every column that mentions him. Apparently not. After I wrote recently that Republicans weren’t really serious about enforcing immigration laws because they’re too afraid to … Continue reading

Some Migrant Workers Could Vanish with New GA Immigration Law

From, News 12 TV Augusta, Chad Mills, 29 May 2011. Farmers say Georgia’s new immigration law could scare away illegal immigrant migrant workers. They say that could have an impact on agricultural productivity. KEYSVILLE, Ga.—Miller Etterle has been selling fruits and vegetables out of the back of his old pick-up truck for more than … Continue reading

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