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MellowDem Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Dec-13-10 12:26 AM
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21. Probably when the wages rise...
which won't happen as long as they're competing against illegal labor. And don't leave out the black, Asian, and Hispanic Americans.
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  -Uproar Over Mass Firings At Minn. Chipotle Restaurants AlphaCentauri  Dec-12-10 02:00 PM   #0 
  - and how many other employees would lose their jobs if the feds came in  davidinalameda   Dec-12-10 02:06 PM   #1 
  - Yep, People on DU are always saying that they need to go after the  Luciferous   Dec-12-10 02:10 PM   # 
  - Because the law is punishing just the little guy  AlphaCentauri   Dec-12-10 02:14 PM   #4 
     - the little guy who is in this country illegally?  davidinalameda   Dec-12-10 06:01 PM   #15 
     - The poor of the poor?  AlphaCentauri   Dec-13-10 10:10 PM   #52 
     - No, the law actually helps the little guy who is a legal resident. n/t  totodeinhere   Dec-13-10 01:44 PM   #40 
        - Really?  AlphaCentauri   Dec-13-10 10:11 PM   #53 
  - The problem with that argument is that somehow LEGAL immigrants are the ones who end up getting  redirish28   Dec-12-10 02:10 PM   #3 
  - employers are screwed either way...  naaman fletcher   Dec-12-10 02:23 PM   #7 
  - Do you have a link for those stats...?  Creative   Dec-13-10 05:48 PM   #49 
  - " it's against the law to knowing hire or employee someone who is in this country illegally"  greiner3   Dec-12-10 02:35 PM   #8 
     - you're comparing hiring an illegal to traffic violations?  davidinalameda   Dec-12-10 05:58 PM   #14 
     - Laws and laws are apples and apples.  LanternWaste   Dec-13-10 03:37 PM   #43 
        - No.  Llewlladdwr   Dec-14-10 10:49 AM   #63 
     - "Humanity" = cheap burritos for you (and labor standards be damned!)?  Romulox   Dec-13-10 11:01 AM   #27 
     - I love to shop at 99 cents stores, ha, no illegal labor involved n/t  AlphaCentauri   Dec-13-10 10:15 PM   #54 
     - And if you get caught speeding or whatever, you will be cited.  Creative   Dec-13-10 05:52 PM   #50 
        - but you are not going to be label as criminal n/t  AlphaCentauri   Dec-13-10 10:16 PM   #55 
           - You will be labeled as a criminal if you continue to break those laws.  Creative   Dec-14-10 09:24 AM   #59 
  - If they were here illegally then the company did the right thing by following the law.  Luciferous   Dec-12-10 02:08 PM   #2 
  - Look  bluestateguy   Dec-12-10 02:16 PM   #5 
  - is it against the law to murder people in other countries?  AlphaCentauri   Dec-12-10 02:21 PM   #6 
     - I don't understand your argument.  NutmegYankee   Dec-12-10 07:32 PM   #20 
        - are you implying that a criminal should enforce the law, I don't get it. n/t  AlphaCentauri   Dec-13-10 10:19 PM   #56 
  - Snip: employees most of them been working there for years  Omaha Steve   Dec-12-10 02:42 PM   #9 
  - They are not President Obama's immigration policies  social_critic   Dec-12-10 02:45 PM   #10 
  - deportations up under obama  timo   Dec-13-10 11:43 AM   #34 
  - Saves the company from paying Christmas/year end bonuses, nt  pitchforksandtorches   Dec-12-10 03:37 PM   #11 
  - You really think a restaurant is paying bonuses to the kitchen staff? NT  Llewlladdwr   Dec-14-10 10:51 AM   #64 
  - Employers should be *heavily* fined for hiring illegal immigrants,  kath   Dec-12-10 03:45 PM   #12 
  - You need to differentiate between knowing and unknowing  24601   Dec-12-10 06:39 PM   #18 
  - When we all those unemployed WHITE Americans line up for those minimum wage jobs....  SoapBox   Dec-12-10 04:24 PM   #13 
  - They'll probably line up Monday morning  Rage for Order   Dec-12-10 06:06 PM   #16 
  - I sort of think that from working in one  FamousBlueRaincoat   Dec-12-10 06:24 PM   #17 
  - Illegal labor is bad for American labor...  MellowDem   Dec-13-10 12:44 AM   #22 
     - i realize most of these things, but  FamousBlueRaincoat   Dec-13-10 06:36 AM   #25 
        - Illegal immigration is good for the economy overall...  MellowDem   Dec-13-10 03:11 PM   #42 
           - re  FamousBlueRaincoat   Dec-13-10 05:39 PM   #48 
              - Re  MellowDem   Dec-13-10 08:00 PM   #51 
  - I don't know they could do the jobs.  Chan790   Dec-13-10 01:08 PM   #36 
  - Probably when the wages rise...  MellowDem   Dec-13-10 12:26 AM   #21 
  - Yeah. Never seen a white guy in a kitchen. Or a dish room. Or as a short order cook.  Romulox   Dec-13-10 11:04 AM   #28 
  - What planet are you from? There was a line snaking around the building when a new McDonalds  Doremus   Dec-13-10 01:37 PM   #38 
  - In the area where I live it is impossible to find even a minimum wage job.  totodeinhere   Dec-13-10 01:42 PM   #39 
  - Please stop referring to human beings as aliens.  antigone382   Dec-13-10 03:57 PM   #46 
  - That term is not offensive. The term is used by the government itself.  totodeinhere   Dec-13-10 04:59 PM   #47 
  - Geeeeezzzzz, get a fuckin' dictionary.  oldhippie   Dec-13-10 10:21 PM   #57 
  - There are a lot aliens that are legal n/t  AlphaCentauri   Dec-13-10 10:33 PM   #58 
  - Whenever a fast food restaurant or grocery store opens up, people line up  tblue37   Dec-13-10 02:28 PM   #41 
  - I was lucky to find a job about 6 mos. ago and I filled out quite a few forms -  lynne   Dec-12-10 07:16 PM   #19 
  - All of us don't have to prove it.  boppers   Dec-13-10 01:14 AM   #23 
     - Then you're not an employee. Employees must fill out I-9s.  Romulox   Dec-13-10 11:05 AM   #29 
  - I've eaten at Chipotle. They need more immigrants, not less.  boppers   Dec-13-10 01:24 AM   #24 
  - It's not Mexican food.  Codeine   Dec-13-10 11:43 AM   #35 
     - Yup.  Chan790   Dec-13-10 01:17 PM   #37 
  - Slavery, in one for or another, in this country has never ended.  Javaman   Dec-13-10 10:58 AM   #26 
  - Cliff's note version of your post: the South won the Civil War. nt  Romulox   Dec-13-10 11:06 AM   #30 
     - er, no. the corporations did. nt  Javaman   Dec-13-10 11:22 AM   #31 
        - The Civil War was fought over a sort of neo-feudal economic model. That model prevailed, ultimately  Romulox   Dec-13-10 11:25 AM   #32 
           - It prevailed due to the laissez-faire attitude our nation took against corporations.  Javaman   Dec-13-10 11:35 AM   #33 
           - Your gymnastics are really quite bemusing at times.  LanternWaste   Dec-13-10 03:39 PM   #44 
  - Minnesotans eat spicy food?  sofa king   Dec-13-10 03:42 PM   #45 
  - Yeah, that was kind of how I reacted as well  slackmaster   Dec-14-10 09:27 AM   #60 
  - Ill give the Chipotle owners  JustAnotherGen   Dec-14-10 09:35 AM   #61 
  - we are talking about millions of illegal workers  cap   Dec-14-10 10:05 AM   #62 
 

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