Poultry Plant Hires Illegal Aliens

9 years 6 months 1 week ago October 18, 2007 Oct 18, 2007 Thursday, October 18 2007 Thursday, October 18, 2007 5:23:02 AM CDT in News
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SPRINGFIELD (AP) - Seven employees of poultry processor George's were arrested on federal charges of hiring illegal aliens at a southwest Missouri plant. Federal prosecutors say the investigation shows that no one is above the law when it comes to hiring illegal workers. The seven defendants are all employees of George's plant in Butterfield, about 60 miles southwest of Springfield. Immigration agents and police raised the Butterfield plant in May. They arrested 136 people on suspicion of being illegal immigrants.

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