270 Illegal Immigrants Sent to Prison in Federal Push

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In temporary courtrooms at a fairgrounds here, 270 illegal immigrants were sentenced this week to five months in prison for working at a meatpacking plant with false documents.The American Immigration Lawyers Association protested that the workers had been denied meetings with immigration lawyers and that their claims under immigration law had been swept aside in unusual and speedy plea agreements.

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The immigration laws of  the United States ar... by Gary Denson on Sunday, May 25, 2008 at 1:41:29 PM