Liberty Headlines: Illegals Demand Better Wages for Being Held in Detention Center

IRLI In The News

January 21, 2020

By Joshua Paladino

Illegal immigrants are arguing in a federal lawsuit that their $1 per day wage at a Washington state detention facility violates the state’s minimum wage law.

Raising questions of Constitutional federalism, the lawsuit pits Washington state’s $11.50-per-hour minimum wage with the $1 per day wage set by Congress for aliens who decide to work at detention facilities. Read the full story at Liberty Headlines.

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