Wall Street Journal investigates immigrant jobs conflict in Shelbyville, TN

Entitled, ‘Job Fight: Immigrants vs. Locals’ reporter Miriam Jordan filed a lengthy and thorough story this morning about the little town of Shelbyville, TN and the on-going turmoil there involving refugee and immigrant labor competing with local residents for scarce jobs.

Read the whole WSJ piece here.

By the way, we have been following the immigrant problems in Shelbyville for at least a year and a half, and recently wrote this post about refugees being bused there for jobs.  However, it was a shock to learn that refugees are applying for jobs in Shelbyville from as far away as Boise, ID.

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