US Bridge Safety & Illegal Aliens

6 08 2007

Cross posted from   Bear Creek Ledger

From Debbie at Right Truth we find out a subcontractor providing rebar installation for major bridge projects in Mississippi, Louisiana and Tennessee used illegal aliens who did not have valid welding certifications.  Are these welding jobs the jobs Americans won’t do that the pro-illegal immigrationists are always mentioning?

Talk about public safety!  I just wonder what other possible areas there are unqualified illegal aliens working on infrastructure projects?

The good thing is that the owner of this company was arrested by ICE on Thursday.

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents arrested Jose S. Gonzalez, 32, at his office in Greenville Thursday, according to a news release. Tarrasco Steel was hired as a subcontractor for rebar installation services to major bridge projects in Mississippi, Louisiana and Tennessee. The federal government considers those bridges as critical infrastructure, and they were part of routine inspections of facilities that if damaged could pose a threat to national security and public safety.”There is a serious public safety concern when illegal aliens, who are not authorized to work in the country legally, and who do not possess valid welding certifications, are employed in the construction of bridges in our communities,” said Michael A. Holt, special agent in charge of the Customs Office of Investigations in New Orleans, in a news release.

BTW – Tarrasco Steel worked on an I-40 project in Memphis.

Other CAII news:
Quarter Ton of Marijuana Equals Free Pass – But Only If You Are An Illegal Alien… from Common Sense America

Dope dealer in Ramos-Compean case cops guilty plea from The Uncooperative Blogger

Canada seems to have it’s own illegal alien problem from The Cooperative Blogger

US Congress blocks key SPP tranport intiative from The Uncooperative Blogger

A Petition from upholdourlaws.com
from Conservative Common Man

**This was a production of The Coalition Against Illegal Immigration (CAII).  If you would like to participate, please go to the above link to learn more. Afterwards, email stiknstein-at-gmail-dot-com and let us know at what level you would like to participate.

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