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

11/14/2011 11:35 am ET | Updated Jan 14, 2012
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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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