Raid on Illegal Workers Puts Children in Limbo

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A federal raid on a garment factory in New Bedford, Mass., took in more than 300 undocumented workers. Dozens of children have been thrust on social workers and charities as a result of the arrests. Boston Globe reporter Brian Ballou is covering the story and sets the scene for Renee Montagne.



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