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Few Americans take immigrants' jobs in Alabama

Published 10/20/2011, The Jamestown Sun

ONEONTA, Ala. — Potato farmer Keith Smith saw most of his Hispanic workers leave after Alabama's tough immigration law took effect, so he hired Americans. It hasn't worked out: They show up late, work slower than seasoned farm hands and are ready to call it a day after lunch or by midafternoon. Some quit after a single day.

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