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Industry News & Trends / North America
on August 19, 2019

Feds allege companies knowingly hired illegal immigrants

Search warrant affidavits indicate there was probable cause to believe Mississippi poultry plant leaders knew some people hired were illegal immigrants

Federal immigration officials say there is probable cause that the poultry companies who had plants raided on August 7 by authorities from U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) broke the law by knowingly hiring undocumented immigrants, according to recently unsealed search warrant affidavits.

Of the seven facilities raided, three were…

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