Fired for the crime of working

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March 23, 2011
In These Times
by David Bacon  
Posted in Commentary, PND Commentary

"They clean office buildings at night, pick fruit and vegetables miles from most urban Americans, and cut up cows and pigs in giant factories in small Midwestern towns. And they help staff the country’s 1,084 Chipotle Mexican Grill fast-food restaurants. In December, Chipotle fired at least 450 workers across Minnesota, more than one-third of its workforce in the state. Their crime was that they worked, but had no immigration papers. That put them in the crosshairs of the Obama administration." (03/23/11)  

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