The Recent MS ICE Raids & Big Ag's Exploitation of Immigrant Workers
On this edition of Your Call, we’ll discuss the recent ICE raids in Mississippi. 680 immigrant workers were arrested across seven poultry processing plants owned by five major corporations, including Koch Foods, one of the largest chicken producers in the US.
It was the largest immigration sting in over a decade. Meat processing companies depend on undocumented immigrants for labor, yet they continue to compromise their safety and health protections. What needs to change?
Angela Stuesse, Associate Professor of Anthropology at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, author of Scratching Out a Living: Latinos, Race, and Work in the Deep South
Slate: After ICE