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Old 07-06-2008, 12:28 PM
 
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Under pressure from the toughest crackdown on illegal immigration in two decades, employers across the country are fighting back in state legislatures, the federal courts and city halls. Business groups have resisted measures that would revoke the licenses of employers of illegal immigrants. They are proposing alternatives that would revise federal rules for verifying the identity documents of new hires and would expand programs to bring in legal immigrant laborers.
Employers fight immigration rules - The Denver Post
Instead of just only complaining about the illegal immigrants, maybe some of you should focus your anger and displeasure at the employers instead. They seem to be the main cause of this illegal immigration issue.
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Old 07-06-2008, 12:41 PM
 
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Mike Gilsdorf, the owner of a 37-year-old landscaping nursery in Littleton, Colo., saw the need for action by businesses last winter when he advertised with the Labor Department, as he does every year, for 40 seasonal workers at market-rate wages to plant, prune and carry his shrubs in the summer heat. Only one local worker responded to the notice, he said, and then did not show up for the job.
Where were all the american workers when he needed them?
http://www.nytimes.com/2008/07/06/us/06employer.html
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Old 07-06-2008, 12:47 PM
 
Location: Arizona
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Where were all the american workers when he needed them?
http://www.nytimes.com/2008/07/06/us/06employer.html
What does he consider 'market-rate'?

8 bucks an hour???
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Old 07-06-2008, 03:20 PM
 
Location: Mesa, Az
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Where were all the american workers when he needed them?
http://www.nytimes.com/2008/07/06/us/06employer.html
Ask me if I even care:

If this country is so dysfunctional that we 'need' illegals to function as a nation------we do not deserve to exist.
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Old 07-06-2008, 03:42 PM
 
Location: Jonquil City (aka Smyrna) Georgia- by Atlanta
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Where were all the american workers when he needed them?
http://www.nytimes.com/2008/07/06/us/06employer.html
He should be allowed to hire LEAGL immigrant workers only after advertising for American workers. And while the LEGAL immigrant workers work for him, he should be responsible for their healthcare coverage as well as worker compensation.
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Old 07-06-2008, 03:43 PM
 
Location: Jonquil City (aka Smyrna) Georgia- by Atlanta
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What does he consider 'market-rate'?

8 bucks an hour???
Here it is $10- $12 for landscapers.
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Old 07-06-2008, 05:56 PM
 
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Ive done landscaping work in the last 5 years for less than 10 an hour. Laws trying to force employers to use American workers first are laughed at by employers. Look into the H1B visa and the lawyers who instruct HR departments on how to

NOT HIRE AMERICANS
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Old 07-06-2008, 05:59 PM
 
Location: Fort Worth/Dallas
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Employers fight immigration rules - The Denver Post
Instead of just only complaining about the illegal immigrants, maybe some of you should focus your anger and displeasure at the employers instead. They seem to be the main cause of this illegal immigration issue.
I agree 100% blacknight. The employers are the ones dangling the golden carrot before these people.

They are also in cahoots with US politicians that are pro-business at any expense.

Bottom line: $$$$
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Old 07-06-2008, 06:35 PM
 
Location: Mesa, Az
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I agree 100% blacknight. The employers are the ones dangling the golden carrot before these people.

They are also in cahoots with US politicians that are pro-business at any expense.

Bottom line: $$$$
Hence the smiling faces of us here in Arizona when the employer sanctions law was enacted-----and, still stands!
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Old 07-06-2008, 09:24 PM
 
Location: Jonquil City (aka Smyrna) Georgia- by Atlanta
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Hence the smiling faces of us here in Arizona when the employer sanctions law was enacted-----and, still stands!
I predict it will be repealed or the courts will toss it out within a year.
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