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Alabama Immigration Law: Dirty Jobs Are Available But Americans Won't Fill Them

Alabama Farm Workers

First Posted: 11/14/11 11:35 AM ET Updated: 11/14/11 01:02 PM ET


Skinning, gutting, and cutting up catfish is not easy or pleasant work. No one knows this better than Randy Rhodes, president of Harvest Select, which has a processing plant in impoverished Uniontown, Ala. For years, Rhodes has had trouble finding Americans willing to grab a knife and stand 10 or more hours a day in a cold, wet room for minimum wage and skimpy benefits.

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Filed by Cindy Y. Rodriguez  |