"The raid on the meatpacking plants illustrates the importance of immigrant workers (both legal and illegal) to agriculture and reinforces the importance of immigration legislation."
Let's see. In 1980 the average salary for a meatpacker was $19 an hour. But now, the going rate has dropped to $9 an hour. So when will Rich Pottorf think we have enough meatpackers? When the wages have dropped even lower?
Drop Rich Pottorf a line at DAR@doane.com and tell him what you think.