"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.