Democracy Now: Whitman Accused of Hypocrisy on Hiring Undocumented Workers

In California, Republican gubernatorial nominee Meg Whitman is facing a controversy over claims she knowingly employed an undocumented immigrant for nine years. Nicky Diaz Santillan says Whitman and her husband knew she didn’t have documented status but kept her on in her job as a housekeeper until June 2009. Immigrant rights groups have accused Whitman of hypocrisy for backing tough sanctions against employers who hire undocumented workers.

~ by wheresthemic on October 1, 2010.

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