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House Proceeding on Apr 15th, 2010 :: 0:22:25 to 0:23:25
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Lamar S. Smith

0:22:22 to 0:22:43( Edit History Discussion )

Lamar S. Smith: congratligses to steve and vick -- congratulations to steve and vicki and their next great pursuit. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman yields back the balance of his time. the gentleman from texas. >> i ask unanimous consent to address the house for one minute. the speaker pro tempore: without objection. mr. smith: american workers have just won a great and historic victory. employees of mohawk industries will share the $18 million that

Lamar S. Smith

0:22:25 to 0:23:25( Edit History Discussion )
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Lamar S. Smith

0:22:44 to 0:23:04( Edit History Discussion )

Lamar S. Smith: the company agreed to pay to settle a lawsuit accusing it of hiring illegal immigrants in order to hold down wages. the settlement comes on the heels of the obama administration's decision to largely abandon enforcement of our immigration laws at america's workplaces. this legal victory gives a valuable tool to other workers

Lamar S. Smith

0:23:05 to 0:23:25( Edit History Discussion )

Lamar S. Smith: who suffer at the hands of employers who want to keep wages low by hiring illegal immigrants. if the obama adnistration won't act to protect american workers, american workers now have the power to protect themselves by filing lawsuits against employers who hire cheap and illegal labor.

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