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Iowa Plant Charged With Hiring Minors

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Iowa Plant Charged With Hiring Minors

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Iowa Plant Charged With Hiring Minors

Iowa Plant Charged With Hiring Minors

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In the wake of an immigration raid on Agriprocessors meatpacking plant in Iowa, a state investigation alleges that 57 minors worked there. Dropping out of school to go work in the plant was a common practice, one community member says. We hear about working conditions from former employees and why the stories of abuse did not come to light sooner.

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