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Swift & Co. union rep guilty of harboring illegal workers

Posted by nebraskaobserver on May 9, 2008

Former meat packing union representative was found guilty Thursday of harboring illegal immigrants working at a Swift & Co. plant in Marshalltown, MN. Pereyra-Gabino was working as vice president of Local 1149 of the United Food and Commercial Workers union when he was arrested by federal immigration officials in July. Prosecutors contend that he told undocumented workers how to escape detection and protect the fake identities they used to get jobs at the Marshalltown plant…… story

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