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There oughta be a law

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The ecumenical vigil held to remember the immigration raid in Postville, Iowa, provides a snapshot of the tragic conflict.

Perhaps we need a Sarbanes-Oxley-style federal law that requires private and public company CEOs and CFOs to annually certify (subject to criminal penalities against the executives) that they are upholding employment laws in lieu of the immoral federal and state raids hauling the poor and the undocumented off to jail, ripping families apart, and the subsequent bankruptcy of a small company providing employment in the community.



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