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Topics: Immigration to the United States, Illegal immigration, Immigration Pages: 1 (437 words) Published: June 26, 2013
The president, plant supervisor, and plant foreman of the Film Recovery Systems plant outside of Dallas are being indicted for murder, due to one of their employees collapsing and dyeing there in the plant. The medical examiner pronounced his death as a homicide due to cyanide poisoning. The cadaver was identified as a Vietnamese immigrant who spoke very little English. The judge did convict them, thanks to the prosecutors showing sufficient evidence of how the company knowingly hired illegal aliens, to work in their plants. They also included the fact that the officials never informed the workers of the hazardous and dangerous things that could occur due to them being around open vats of bubbling cyanide. Some workers did testify on the prosecutor’s side stating how sometimes the odor was so strong they had to often run outside to vomit. The defense attorneys did argue that the federal and state regulatory agencies never mention that what was going on the plantation wasn’t allowed. Judge Banks said that the executives were more than aware about the situations and how unsafe the conditions were, so he pronounced them guilty of murder. They did decide to appeal the case, stating how they should have not been criminally liable for the workers death. If I were the judge receiving this appeal, I would uphold the conviction. Mainly because I found it very disturbing for them to hire mostly illegal immigrants. The executives probably saw this coming, thinking that if this situation were to ever happened they could get away with it easily since he wasn’t an American citizen. They believed no one could actually come to the rescue to fight for an illegal immigrant. I also noticed that the executives had no empathy ever knowing how unsafe the conditions were in the plants. I’m more than positive that the knew that the ingestion of the cyanide can block blood cells ability to take in oxygen, which was mainly the reason why some of the workers would run out vomiting....
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