Skip to main content

Immigrants, Robbed by the Police


'Immigrant workers in the suburbs, especially the undocumented, are accustomed to low wages and scarce jobs. They are inured to the risk of wage theft and exploitation. Indignities and danger are rife in a dysfunctional system in which workers toil without hope of legal status. But when the armed man who steals from them is a police officer — this is a deeper and more disturbing form of rot.'