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Up to 700 Arrested in Immigration Raid (Iowa)
910KNEW ^ | 5-12-08 | unattributed

Posted on 05/12/2008 3:07:59 PM PDT by dynachrome

The raid today at Agriprocessors, Inc. meat packing plant targeted individuals who were using stolen Social Security numbers. Officials say at least 300 have been arrested but that the number could go as high as 700.

The raid was the largest of it's kind in Iowa according to Claude Arnold of Immigration and Customs Enforcement.

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Government; News/Current Events; US: Iowa
KEYWORDS: aliens; are; attacking; crimaliens; enforcement; fbi; fightingback; ice; illegals; immigrantlist; immigration; invaders; iowa
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700 would be a small start.
1 posted on 05/12/2008 3:07:59 PM PDT by dynachrome
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To: dynachrome

Several raids like this across the U.S. every day might start getting the message across.


2 posted on 05/12/2008 3:09:17 PM PDT by Allegra (TEHRAN DELENDA EST)
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To: dynachrome

Darn it. They grabbed my wife, our seven kids, my three aunts and about 24 cousins. Now what will I do on Friday nights?


3 posted on 05/12/2008 3:10:43 PM PDT by BlueStateBlues (Blue State for business, Red State at heart..)
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To: Allegra

Electing a president who was serious about Border enforcement would have been another ‘message’. Alas, we have illegal alien coddlers instead.


4 posted on 05/12/2008 3:15:51 PM PDT by pissant (THE Conservative party: www.falconparty.com)
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To: dynachrome

Half of them will probably be back next month....

Build the dammed fence!


5 posted on 05/12/2008 3:16:45 PM PDT by KoRn (CTHULHU '08 - I won't settle for a lesser evil any longer!)
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To: dynachrome
outstanding !
6 posted on 05/12/2008 3:21:21 PM PDT by tomkat
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To: dynachrome
stolen Social Security numbers

No! I'm shocked I tell ya!

It is worth noting a few things here:

1. Identity dealers prefer children's identities
2. Illegals need an identity (SSN) to work
3. Those who have used the stolen identity to work and get loans etc (victimizing citizens and children) would have been granted amnesty thanks to McCain-Kennedy
4. Legal immigrants, who don't engage in this crap and those standing in the awful visa lines (trying to come in legally) would be told "tough luck".

Nice set of incentives, if you ask me.

7 posted on 05/12/2008 3:25:03 PM PDT by batter (The God who gave us life, gave us liberty at the same time. - Thomas Jefferson)
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Update from Des Moines Register with more info on the raid.

http://www.desmoinesregister.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20080512/NEWS/80512012/1001


8 posted on 05/12/2008 3:34:45 PM PDT by dynachrome ("Socialism is the feudalism of the future.")
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To: dynachrome

Get this load of crap from Agriprocessors website....”In 2003, one of Postville’s largest employers, the Iowa Turkey Processors (ITP) plant burned to the ground, displacing over 300 employees. Agriprocessors hired all the former ITP employees who applied for work and provided appropriate immigration documentation.”


9 posted on 05/12/2008 3:34:58 PM PDT by politicalwit (AKA... A Tradition Continues...Now a Hoosier Freeper)
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To: dynachrome
Up to 700 Arrested in Immigration Raid (Iowa)

Good. Agriprocessors processes kosher meat and is notorious for their failure to use kosher methods for slaughter. They had a big scandal a few years ago because of this.

Shame upon them for their methods and shame on them for using illegals, which I'm sure they pay less then they would for using regular Iowa workers. I hope they prosecute the owners and managers to the fullest extent of the law.

10 posted on 05/12/2008 3:36:37 PM PDT by radiohead (I stood up for Fred at the Iowa Caucus. Where were the rest of you so-called conservatives?)
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To: iowamark

ping


11 posted on 05/12/2008 3:37:04 PM PDT by raybbr (You think it's bad now - wait till the anchor babies start to vote!)
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To: BlueStateBlues

“Now what will I do on Friday nights?”

Cash their pay and SS checks?

;)


12 posted on 05/12/2008 3:37:20 PM PDT by dynachrome ("Socialism is the feudalism of the future.")
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To: dynachrome

bump


13 posted on 05/12/2008 3:38:31 PM PDT by VOA
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To: radiohead

“is notorious for their failure to use kosher methods”

I wondered how they kept their certification with that many illegals. False paperwork forged for the workers, same for the kosher cert, I suppose.


14 posted on 05/12/2008 3:39:34 PM PDT by dynachrome ("Socialism is the feudalism of the future.")
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To: dynachrome

About freaking time they start enforcing the law.


15 posted on 05/12/2008 3:41:43 PM PDT by Blue Highway
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To: radiohead
Agriprocessors processes kosher meat and is notorious for their failure to use kosher methods for slaughter. They had a big scandal a few years ago because of this.

They are very meticulous in their kashrus. The "not kosher" smear was perpetrated by the wonderful folks at PETA.

16 posted on 05/12/2008 3:42:20 PM PDT by Alouette (Vicious Babushka)
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To: dynachrome

It’s not just the illegals. You can see them rip out animals tracheas on YouTube. That is not part of kosher practice.

There is a ton of info about this plant on the internet; just google.


17 posted on 05/12/2008 3:43:36 PM PDT by radiohead (I stood up for Fred at the Iowa Caucus. Where were the rest of you so-called conservatives?)
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To: radiohead

Are you a member of PETA?


18 posted on 05/12/2008 3:48:04 PM PDT by Alouette (Vicious Babushka)
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To: dynachrome

Hey Ben Ficklin you were upset because they were raiding Taco stands, Here ya go dude. Enjoy


21 posted on 05/12/2008 3:59:23 PM PDT by Sterco
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To: Alouette

Are you a member of PETA?

I am definately a member of PETA.

People Eating Tasty Animals


22 posted on 05/12/2008 4:00:44 PM PDT by Sterco
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To: Alouette

No I am not, and would not become a PETA member.

Is that some kind of accusation because I looked at slaughterhouse videos?


23 posted on 05/12/2008 4:02:04 PM PDT by radiohead (I stood up for Fred at the Iowa Caucus. Where were the rest of you so-called conservatives?)
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To: Alouette

I would SAY!!!

Geez, did you go into any of the other links? The OK city bombing was done by Zionists!!!!!

I made it to the third picture and bailed out *shudder*


24 posted on 05/12/2008 4:03:36 PM PDT by netmilsmom (I am Ironman. (but really made from Gold plated titanium))
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To: dynachrome

If you came to Ft Morgan Colorado you could do a lot better than that 700. We won’t even talk about Greeley Colorado.


25 posted on 05/12/2008 4:05:05 PM PDT by Sterco
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To: radiohead
Is that some kind of accusation because I looked at slaughterhouse videos?

Who made these videos? As I recall, no rabbis claimed Agri was negligent in kashrus, only PETA who couldn't care less about kashrus in any case.

26 posted on 05/12/2008 4:08:02 PM PDT by Alouette (Vicious Babushka)
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To: batter
If I can throw in one more thing from my warped little mind. One of the reasons our government doesn't enforce the borders is because illegals are paying the SS tax and it's being matched by the employers, but they can't be lined up with any legitimate SS account. Therefore, the government is getting FREE MONEY!!!!! (Picture the guy with the green jacket with the dollar signs on it).

Now, how long is it going to take some lawyer to file a class action lawsuit claiming that all former 'undocumented workers' who paid into SS with a false ID have a right to SS?

27 posted on 05/12/2008 4:12:20 PM PDT by Richard Kimball (We're all criminals. They just haven't figured out what some of us have done yet.)
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To: Alouette

PETA isn’t the only group concerned about issues such as this. Personally, I don’t care who took the videos, I wouldn’t eat anything from this plant after seeing them.

I could point you to a number of sites that include interviews with people in the meat industry as well as rabbis and famous Jews who are incensed at the practices taped at Agriprocessors, but you’re a big girl, you look them up. I have a feeling you have another agenda going on here and I don’t want to get involved. No more with you on this topic.


28 posted on 05/12/2008 4:15:21 PM PDT by radiohead (I stood up for Fred at the Iowa Caucus. Where were the rest of you so-called conservatives?)
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To: dynachrome

they could find that many “subcontractors” on most major roofing companies in the Twin Cities.

One biggie that starts with an “S” comes to mind.


29 posted on 05/12/2008 4:19:17 PM PDT by WOBBLY BOB (Conservatives are to McCain what Charlie Brown is to Lucy.)
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To: radiohead
I could point you to a number of sites that include interviews with people in the meat industry as well as rabbis and famous Jews who are incensed at the practices taped at Agriprocessors

I'm not going to do your research for you, but I can tell you this: there was never any problem with the kashrus at Agri. As I recall, PETA was shaking down Agri to give a six-figure salary to their "animal rights specialist" Temple Grandin.

30 posted on 05/12/2008 4:20:32 PM PDT by Alouette (Vicious Babushka)
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To: BlueStateBlues
Darn it. They grabbed my wife, our seven kids, my three aunts and about 24 cousins. Now what will I do on Friday nights?

Go to Disneyland?

Let's hear the Dimwit Party support the identity theft of these criminals.

31 posted on 05/12/2008 4:22:36 PM PDT by VeniVidiVici (Ted Kennedy - Codename -> "Bobber")
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To: dynachrome

Woohoo, unemployment in Iowa is going down!


32 posted on 05/12/2008 4:29:50 PM PDT by discipler (McCain is irksome. Obama and Hillary are Commies)
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To: dynachrome
I.C.E. could raid virtually every meat processing plant in the United States and discover hundreds of illegals. Illegals have turned cities like Dodge City, Kansas, and Guymon, Oklahoma into third world cities. When the governor of Oklahoma toured a meat processing plant in Altus, OK, the management hid the illegals in an adjacent building. The government has not lived up to its constitutional duty to protect the borders. Illegals have become the modern form of slaves for agricultural corporations.
33 posted on 05/12/2008 4:30:05 PM PDT by Jay Redhawk
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To: radiohead

Darn straight. Those who hired ought to be fired, at the least.


34 posted on 05/12/2008 4:32:21 PM PDT by discipler (McCain is irksome. Obama and Hillary are Commies)
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35 posted on 05/12/2008 4:50:23 PM PDT by Alouette (Vicious Babushka)
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To: Sterco
I worked at Sterling Beef in Sterling,Colorado (on the kill floor) and was one of only a handful of (what I was led to believe) American citizens employed.
36 posted on 05/12/2008 4:57:19 PM PDT by I am bigjohn
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To: pissant

If you pay attention, you would see that there have been numerous such raids on plants in several states.

The administration sent in the National Guard and now the Governors are asking for the term set to expire soon to be renewed. Meanwhile the Border Patrol says it is up to speed and has been trained on the military equipment and methods and calls for the National Guard service to end.

Lengthy sets of statistics were cited indicating large reduction in crossing and drug smuggling while there were very large increases in arrests and returns. There have been big changes in the last two years.

We don’t have coddlers.


37 posted on 05/12/2008 4:59:13 PM PDT by bert (K.E. N.P. +12 . The Bitcons will elect a Democrat by default)
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To: Alouette
Let them eat chicken.

Oops, illegals there too.

38 posted on 05/12/2008 5:00:27 PM PDT by SJackson (It is impossible to build a peace process based on blood, Natan Sharansky)
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39 posted on 05/12/2008 5:04:28 PM PDT by SJackson (It is impossible to build a peace process based on blood, Natan Sharansky)
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To: I am bigjohn

Wages went down to crap when they used illegals to break the union and they finnally closed the doors when ICE kept raiding the plant. Everything moved to Ft Morgan. Wages went from the $20.00 with benifits to maybe $11.00 after years on the floor. $20.00 was in the 1970s what does that tell ya about what illegals do to wages?


40 posted on 05/12/2008 5:04:47 PM PDT by Sterco
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Let them eat vegetables.

Oops, illegals there too.


41 posted on 05/12/2008 5:07:21 PM PDT by Alouette (Vicious Babushka)
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To: SJackson

Lots of illegals there. I heard Fosters is attempting to come into Sterling Colorado. They say the labor base is adequate. Yeah Right. Labor base in Mexihole. We will be watching intently!!!


42 posted on 05/12/2008 5:07:59 PM PDT by Sterco
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To: BlueStateBlues
Darn it. They grabbed my wife, our seven kids, my three aunts and about 24 cousins. Now what will I do on Friday nights?

You'll have the HDTV to yourself

43 posted on 05/12/2008 5:09:21 PM PDT by SJackson (It is impossible to build a peace process based on blood, Natan Sharansky)
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To: Alouette
Bison?
44 posted on 05/12/2008 5:09:56 PM PDT by SJackson (It is impossible to build a peace process based on blood, Natan Sharansky)
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To: dynachrome

If we were clever, we would wait till they all came in, then we would all leave and take over all the territory they left. Logistically we would move fewer people.


45 posted on 05/12/2008 5:10:15 PM PDT by Cvengr (Fear sees the problem emotion never solves. Faith sees & accepts the solution, problem solved.)
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To: SJackson

There is a bison ranch in Postville, probably belongs to Agri.


46 posted on 05/12/2008 5:10:53 PM PDT by Alouette (Vicious Babushka)
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To: dynachrome
I live in San Diego (North County). I was in Brueggers Bagels yesterday. (We used to go there every Sunday after Mass to pick up bagels and haven't been for at least a year.) Every last person working there was Mexican who could barely speak English!

I am so frustrated.

48 posted on 05/12/2008 5:16:00 PM PDT by It's me
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To: politicalwit

The problem is plausible deniability. To get off scott free all they have to do is say, “Gee, they looked real to me.” There is no accountability or consequence for the employers as it is.


49 posted on 05/12/2008 6:19:40 PM PDT by Blood of Tyrants (G-d is not a Republican. But Satan is definitely a Democrat.)
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To: Blood of Tyrants

That’s why they have to use the RICO law. Under RICO the feds can freeze your assets as well as the companies’ assets just with the accusation. You then have to apply to the court for money to live, or pay a lawyer, or pay court filing fees to appeal, etc. (The Court can grant your request or refuse it.) And you have to prove your assets were not acquired with income from the crime you are accused of in order to get them back.

That’s how they get so many wise guys to plead out.

Turn a few of these criminals and their families into street people, living under a bridge and see what happens. They would only have to do it to the board and executives of one or two companies and top management of every company from the local grass cutting company to Exxon would be falling all over themselves to rid their companies of illegal aliens.


50 posted on 05/12/2008 6:49:51 PM PDT by SUSSA
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