LABOR: Fewer Yanqui Dollars

With nearly 5,200,000 U.S. citizens out of work, Labor Secretary James P. Mitchell announced this week that he had directed the Labor Department to shut the gates part way on the 400,000-odd Mexicans who swarm across the border every year to work for yanqui dollars on the farms and ranches of the Southwest. Ordered Mitchell: Employer requests for permits to bring in foreign labor will be approved only if it is impossible to recruit U.S. workers to do the job.


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