Brushed aside

James, Lissa
August 2009
High Country News;8/17/2009, Vol. 41 Issue 14, p6
The article discusses the weakening of the salal and floral greens supply due to the strict immigration law of the U.S. Immigrant Border Patrol which conducted raids and random checkpoints for undocumented immigrants in Olympic Peninsula, Washington. Border Patrol agents have been increased to also seize suspected immigrants who harvest non-timber resources including floral greens, mushrooms, evergreen boughs, and specialty woods for profit. It also mentions the decline of salal supply due to the current recession and the immigration situation in which local immigrant families have left.


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