Maybe the unions need to discuss this with Kate Steinle.

Oh wait…

Via Breitbart.

California unions claim that the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) immigration raids across Northern California will destroy farmers by causing fruit to “die on the vine.”

President of the United Farm Workers of America Arturo Rodriguez has complained that last week’s ICE raids in Northern California, which led to widespread panic, is a threat to California’s agricultural industry.

His concerns were echoed by President of the Western Growers Association, Tom Nassif, who told Bloomberg that 75 percent of California’s 2 million farm workers are undocumented (illegal) aliens.

The union’s supposed outpouring concern for business came after it was reported that the Department of Justice is investigating Democrat Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf for tipping off illegal aliens through the media to suppress the effectiveness of ICE raids. ICE made 232 arrests, but the DOJ argued that Schaaf’s warning prevented up to 800 more criminal arrests.

National Sheriffs’ Association Executive Director and CEO Jonathan Thompson denounced Schaaf, saying her warning to illegal aliens put city residents and ICE officers in danger.

Despite liberals trying to paint ICE as victimizing harmless farm workers and their families, ICE claims that its focus in the arrest warrants was illegal aliens with criminal charges outstanding, mostly for failures to appear for court hearings….

Sanctuary city politics killed Kate Steinle

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  1. Alain41 says:

    The Unions are correct that there will be a shortage of temporary farm workers but that has nothing to do with the ICE raids. Shortage of temp. seasonal farm workers is ever present in Calif. 2012 CNBC article where it’s stated that the shortage is the worst ever and that neither Presidential candidate will address issue in campaign.
    Wikip. informs that in 2015 there were 140k H-2A seasonal farm worker visas for all of U.S. Most employers, especially small farms, don’t use the program because of cost. All federal pay regulations apply including covering the seasonal workers with ObamaCare. Now, the partial repeals that have been done may have solved that for farms legally but small farmers are not going to believe it because the federal/media threat is so large. A full repeal will be necessary for trust. Thanks Repubs.

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