Labor shortage: With help from agency, Mexican laborers may get visas temporarily to work farms i...
There are 88 comments on the El Paso Times story from Jun 11, 2011, titled Labor shortage: With help from agency, Mexican laborers may get visas temporarily to work farms i.... In it, El Paso Times reports that:Miguel Talamantes eradicates weeds from a chile field owned by Ronnie Franzoy, who operates the family's RJF Farms.
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#81 Jun 14, 2011
Too bad I wasn't living at the time of the Alamo and part of the few patriots who held the Alamo until death. I would have died happy knowing we held them off the best we could. Now we are over run with lazy leeches, which Davy Crockett and all knew would happen. Well, heroes you did your best. Thanks.
#82 Jun 14, 2011
dying a bloody death would have done a lot of good.
Instead of weird fantasies, how about dealing with you hatred and prejudice - you'll be a better person for it.
#83 Jun 14, 2011
You have one - stay there.
#84 Jun 14, 2011
yea too bad... hey, they still need good men in the armed services... go join.. or are you just a talker?
#85 Jun 14, 2011
Plenty of us would if you were legally on the other end of our scopes.
#86 Jun 14, 2011
LA mIGRA Will give you a one way visa back to whence you came from.Please start reporting and deporting illegal immigrants.
#87 Jun 20, 2011
Dr Bob Niewoehner,(also known as 2cool4school, TEXAN, The Shadow, POGO,...etc.)
You got too many names old man, now you see what you made me do!...
I forgot what to say,...oh well, when I remember I'll post again.
#88 Jun 20, 2011
Watch the 1960s documentary "Harvest of Shame" some time. The workers shown looked like "Okies" right out of a Steinbeck novel. Any producer looking to make an updated version these days would be hard pressed to find any Anglo field workers, unless they hired the farm workers out of the actor's union.
Of course growers want Mexican labor, legal or otherwise. Low wages, no benefits, and easy to fire (read: call the INS and tell them there's a few more illegals ready to be deported at such and such location). What a great deal for the growers, what a [email protected] deal for U. S. workers, just as in the days of "Harvest of Shame."
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