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Illegal immigration

U.S. Attorney Mike Hurst has pledged to vigorously prosecute any companies that knowingly hired illegal immigrants at the seven Mississippi poultry plants raided in August.

If Hurst does, it will be the exception for how these massive raids usually go.

Usually, the penalties are a negotiated fine, and not much more than that.




Budget notes

As the Clarion Ledger keeps digging into a previously little-known practice used by influential Mississippi legislators to direct money to pet causes or pet state agencies, it keeps finding surprises.





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