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posted 08/13/2019
In May, ICE agents raided a precast concrete plant on Mount Pleasant’s west side. Thirty-two men, most from Guatemala, were detained. That one event has led to months of turmoil for the families of the men and the community.

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In May, ICE agents raided a precast concrete plant on Mount Pleasant’s west side. Thirty-two men,... more »
posted 08/13/19

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The raid at MPC enterprises is part of a trend of increasing worksite raids, according to a Midwest Center analysis of federal data and interviews with immigration officials.