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Re: “Border Patrol Arrests Two Mexican Farm Workers in Vermont

Agree totally with the comments posted. All of this begs the question that if the dairy workers were treated with dignity and paid a fair wage and were able to have decent living accommodations there would be willing local workers and no need for the illegal workers. Also, if local workers were able to exist on wages from farm jobs the money would go back into the local economy. The money paid these illegal workers is sent out of the country and does Vermont no good. Bad situation all around. Losing a lot of respect for our elected representatives who encourage this type of activity and chastise federal agencies for doing what their jobs specify they should do. They promote using these workers and they also promote increasing the benefits for able bodied people who could be working and contributing.

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Posted by VTObserver on 06/19/2017 at 5:00 PM

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