Cooperation on immigation

May 2006
Waste News;5/22/2006, Vol. 12 Issue 2, p8
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The article focuses on issues related to illegal immigration in the refuse disposal industry in the U.S. Illegal immigrants comprise about 7 percent of employment in the waste management and remediation services category, according to a study by the Pew Hispanic Center. That's much less than some industries but above the overall business average of 4.9 percent. Some in the waste industry say the problem is that there aren't enough native Americans to fill many of the jobs that people tend to find distasteful.


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