TV News LIES

Sunday, Mar 29th

Last update04:24:42 AM GMT

You are here News Domestic (USA) Most Idaho dairy workers are not here legally

Most Idaho dairy workers are not here legally

E-mail Print PDF

Idaho dairy farmU.S. Rep. Raul Labrador said recently that 90 percent of the approximately 8,300 people on these farms' payrolls are illegal immigrants. "There is no visa for them to be able to work here and nobody else will do those jobs," he told the Bonner County Daily Bee.

Bob Naerebout, executive director of the Idaho Dairymen's Association, said he uses a slightly lower figure, based on U.S. Department of Agriculture estimates and Idaho's experience with audits by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement.

"The number falls between 75 and 80 percent," Naerebout said. "Each operation is going to be different - some won't be that high."

After an ICE audit finds incorrect documentation of a Social Security number or work visa, employees have an opportunity to provide evidence of legal status.

With so many undocumented workers harvesting milk, Naerebout said, there are social as well as legal consequences, including parents who shy from engaging in their communities out of fear of being caught and leaving their children in distress.

More...


Most Recent Related Stories...


Arkansas follows Indiana into 'religious freedom' fight

Arkansas follows IndianaIndiana was the focus of harsh news this week when Gov. Mike Pence signed a “religious...

Internet outages reveal gaps in US broadband infrastructure

fiber opticWhen vandals sliced a fiber-optic cable in the Arizona desert last month, they did more than...

San Francisco bans publicly funded travel to Indiana after discrimination law

Edwin LeeSan Francisco Mayor Edwin M. Lee on Thursday banned all publicly funded city employee travel to...

Former Alabama officer charged with violating man's civil rights after beating

Ala. officer sued for violation of civil rightsA former Alabama police officer has been charged with violating the civil rights of an Indian...
 
America's # 1 Enemy
Tee Shirt
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
TVNL Tee Shirt
 
TVNL TOTE BAG
Conserve our Planet
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
 
Get your 9/11 & Media
Deception Dollars
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
 
The Loaded Deck
The First & the Best!
The Media & Bush Admin Exposed!