Latino Meatpackers Sue Feds Over Dawn Raid

Law360, New York (September 5, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Ten legal U.S. residents and citizens who were subjected last winter to an immigration raid on the Swift & Co. meatpacking plant sued the federal government Tuesday for allegedly abusing them and violating their constitutional rights.

The Worthington, Minn. workers filed the suit in the state's district court. In it, they accused the Department of Homeland Security and its Immigration and Customs Enforcement division, plus a handful of authority figures and agents of the agency, of violating the U.S. Constitution and its Fourth, Fifth and Sixth...
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