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Kosher Slaughterhouse Arrest

posted on May 3, 2013 at 4:03 PM

A former manager at a kosher slaughterhouse in Iowa has finally appeared in a U.S. courtroom to answer charges that he harbored immigrants in the country illegally for profit. Full Story

New CEO of Raided Meatpacker Says Change is Coming

posted on September 19, 2008 at 8:09 PM

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) -- The new chief executive officer of Agriprocessors, the kosher meatpacker targeted in an immigration raid and accused of child-labor violations, said Thursday that his company will make fundamental changes. Full Story

Town Wonders If It's Next To Face Immigration Raid

posted on August 29, 2008 at 8:08 PM

PERRY, Iowa (AP) — Immigration agents had barely left Postville when word hit Perry, about 200 miles to the southwest, that another raid was coming. Full Story

Immigration Raid in Iowa Largest Ever in US

posted on May 16, 2008 at 8:05 PM

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A federal immigration raid at a kosher meatpacking plant in northeast Iowa was the largest such operation in U.S history, with nearly 400 people arrested, federal officials said Tuesday. Full Story

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