Immigration Newsletter

Thursday, February 18, 2010

Koch Foods Pays Immigration Fine - Cincinnati breaking news, weather radar, traffic from 9News | Channel 9 WCPO.com

Koch Foods Pays Immigration Fine - Cincinnati breaking news, weather radar, traffic from 9News Channel 9 WCPO.com

Koch foods the poultry processing company in Cincinnati was fined over half a million dollars resulting from an immigration raid conducted in 2007 by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agents.

RAD ~ As I have said before, the quickest way to get comprehensive immigration reform is to create pain for the many industries that utilize immigrant workers. They are the ones who have the political clout and the economic resources to make changes happen. Immigrant workers are essential in a number of industries (if you work in these industries you know this, but it really should not surprise anyone). So doesn't it make sense for the government to find a way to allow these workers to come in legally instead of playing games.

To paraphrase Jack Nicholson's character Colonel Jessup from A Few Good Men:

You don't want the truth because deep down in places you don't talk about at parties, you want me in that poultry plant, you need me in that poultry plant.