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Trump Commutes a Sentence for the First Time

Rubashkin fraud was uncovered after immigration raid

(Newser) - Former meatpacking company exec Sholom Rubashkin will be going home to his 10 children after being the first person to have a sentence commuted by President Trump. The 57-year-old was eight years into a 27-year sentence for financial crimes uncovered after a massive immigration raid on an Iowa plant that... More »

Kosher Meat Supply Crippled After Iowa Immigration Raid

Packing plant, now bankrupt, accounted 60% of US market

(Newser) - Kosher meat prices are skyrocketing after the Iowa packing plant that supplied about 60% of the US market declared bankruptcy, USA Today reports, in the wake of a May immigration raid. Agriprocessors, in trouble even before the raid, stopped operating last week. “Stores like mine are struggling all over,... More »

595 Nabbed in Immigration Raid

Biggest alien raid in US history

(Newser) - In the largest immigration raid in US history, federal agents have arrested 595 suspected illegal aliens at a Mississippi electronics factory. The detainees rounded up Monday included citizens of Peru, Mexico, El Salvador, Guatemala, Panama, Honduras, Brazil and Germany, reports Reuters. More »

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