US immigration agents raided three Los Angeles sweatshops
- Thai workers freed from California sweatshop. Laabs, Jennifer J. // Personnel Journal;Sep95, Vol. 74 Issue 9, p12
Reports on the release of undocumented Thai nationals from a sweatshop in El Monte, California. Number of workers freed from slave-like conditions; Possible deportation of nationals; Liability of firms that bought garments from the facility; Charges filed against the sweatshop overseers.
- US garment industry faces crossroads. Nifong, Christina // Christian Science Monitor;11/13/95, Vol. 87 Issue 244, p9
Talks about the state of the garment industry in US. Changes taking place in the production of garments; Slow sale of apparel and the shrinking of retail shops; Details on the growing trends in the garment-industry; Companies which boost productivity with technology and the condition of...
- Primark (again). // PRWeek (London);1/16/2009, p8
This article reports on the allegation facing Primark which claims that some of its clothing was made in British sweatshops. According to weekend reports, TNS Knitwear uses illegal workers and paying them less than the minimum wage. Several newspapers covered the sweatshop story. A statement was...
- Slaves of New York. Barnes, Edward // Time International (South Pacific Edition);03/01/1999, Issue 9, p52
Describes conditions for Chinese immigrants in New York City sweatshops and restaurants. Poor housing and wages for illegal immigrants; Costs paid by some to get to the United States from China; Why immigrants flock to New York City; Details about New York City sweatshops; How some are working...
- Labor pains. Henderson, Rick // Reason;May95, Vol. 27 Issue 1, p18
Reports that the White House wants to hire 570 new Immigration & Naturalization Service and Labor Department investigators to harass and seize the assets of businesses suspected of hiring undocumented workers.
- INS action has employers double-checking records. Prenon, Mary T. // Westchester County Business Journal;04/14/97, Vol. 36 Issue 15, p1
Reports that business owners in Westchester County, New York have been prompted by the US Immigration and Naturalization Service (INS) to review the documentation of their employees. High rate of non-compliance in Manhattan during the INS's pilot program resulting to arrests of 1,824 illegal...
- Illegal labor: boon or bust? Manning, S. // Scholastic Update;5/6/88, Vol. 120 Issue 15, p10
Many Americans are afraid that illegal immigrants will take jobs away from US citizens, such as the poor, minorities, or the young. Others argue that they help our nation's economy because they fill jobs that no one else wants.
- Aliens working in the US. // U.S. News & World Report;7/1/85, Vol. 99 Issue 1, p69
Aliens working in the US are under restrictions. They cannot own a radio or TV station or more than 25% of a domestic airline. They cannot hold jobs with the federal government, and various state and local positions are closed to them. A look at the various duties and privileges which apply to...
- Clinton orders new illegal aliens law. // American Nurseryman;4/01/96, Vol. 183 Issue 7, p10
Reports on the signing into law of an executive order by President Bill Clinton which halts the federal contracts of companies that hire illegal aliens. Implications for nursery professionals; Responsibility of the Immigration and Naturalization Service; Exemptions.