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Old 12-09-2008, 02:43 PM
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Removing illegals from the workplace means higher wages for Americans.

Simple as that. Look at this BS:

DES MOINES, Iowa — The kosher slaughterhouse whose work force was depleted by a mass immigration raid in May has struggled to remain open because of a problem that few companies in this economy have: It can't find enough workers.

Since 389 of its 1,000 employees were arrested in the immigration raid, Agriprocessors Inc. has tried multiple recruitment tactics to replenish staff at its plant in Postville. It hired employment firms, recruited homeless people from Texas and even brought in workers from the tiny island nation of Palau.

But the plant hasn't been able to bring its staffing to more than half of pre-raid levels, causing Agriprocessors to cut its production drastically and then suspend it completely. After filing for bankruptcy protection, the company last week managed to restart its poultry line with a skeleton crew.
If they raised their wages, they could find employees. In the 1970's meatpacking was a high-paying and sought-after job.
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