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State and Local Round-up

  • IA: AP: Workers: Problems persist at Agriprocessors  – Following the largest workplace raid in U.S. history, little has been done to improve the horrible working conditions at Agriprocessors in Postville, Iowa. Click here for full article.

 

  • MD: Authorities Detain 45 in Immigration Raid at Painting Company – The Washington Post article detailing this week’s raid at Annapolis Painting Services. Click here for full article.

 

  • TX: Dallas News: Judge stalls border fence at UT Brownsville – The Border Fence proposal has been put on hold – for now. Click here for full article.

 

  • VA: 287(g) goes into effect in Prince William County – The memorandum of agreement with the Department of Homeland Security officially began this week in Virginia. Click here for full article.

 

  • MS: Hattiesburg: Employers set to use E-Verify – Mississippi employers prepare to begin use of the flawed E-Verify system. Click here for full article.

 

  • AZ: Immigration Initiatives Don’t make the November Ballot – 🙂 Two anti-migrant measures will not be included on November ballots! Click here for full article.

 

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