National Chicken Council Reaches Out to President Trump Regarding Recent ICE Actions in Mississippi

August 14, 2019 National Chicken Council

As a result of the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officers arresting approximately 680 people in sweeping raids at seven sites in six different cities in Mississippi on Wednesday, August 7, the National Chicken Council sent the following letter on August 8 to President Trump.

Koch Foods Confirms Morton, Mississippi Facility Raided by ICE Agents

August 9, 2019 Koch Foods

Koch Foods is cooperating with the government’s ongoing investigation. Koch is diligent about its compliance with state and federal employment eligibility laws including being an early adopter of the government’s own E-Verify program which screens new hires through the Social Security Administration, as well as the Department of Homeland Security to ensure they are compliant.

Buses of Workers Taken From Koch Foods in Mississippi Immigration Raids

U.S. immigration officials raided several Mississippi food processing plants on Wednesday and signaled that the early-morning strikes were part of a large-scale operation targeting owners as well as employees.