POSTVILLE, IOWA — This is the third installment about a rally here Sunday to support 400 undocumented workers who were arrested in a raid at a kosher meat-packing plant.
Those attending the rally — spearheaded by Jewish Community Action, a social justice group in St. Paul — encountered counter-protests during their march through Postville and on to St. Bridget’s Catholic Church.
The immigrant workers were arrested May 12 at the Agriprocessors Inc. plant in Postville. Here’s an interview with one of the arrested workers, Candy Alejandra Garcia, who is required to wear an ankle bracelet since her arrest. Interpreter Viviana Szleifer also appears on this video.