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Isn’t it time to re-call Congressman Braley, (D-IA)?

Posted by nebraskaobserver on May 22, 2008

The Gazette Online – Updated May 21. 2008 6:31AM

It’s no wonder Congress can’t get anything done.  (Partisan) politician, Rep. Bruce Braley, D-Iowa, has asked officials at Immigration and Customs Enforcement to estimate the cost of the recent immigration raid at Agriprocessors Inc. in Postville.  Hey Congressman, why don’t you have the state add up all the social costs to Iowa while your at it?…..story

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Oh…sure…union leaders didn’t know Agriprocessors was using illegal alien labor!

Posted by nebraskaobserver on May 21, 2008

Labor and immigration leaders condemn Agriprocessors
By FRED LOVE, Courier Des Moines bureau

DES MOINES — An immigration reform advocate and a labor union leader accused Agriprocessors Inc. of exploiting its employees and violating health and safety regulations Monday.

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