raid http://iowapublicradio.org en Postville, Iowa then and now http://iowapublicradio.org/post/postville-iowa-then-and-now <p>Five years ago, on May 12, 2008, Postville's kosher meat packing plant was the site the largest immigration raid in Iowa history. Iowa Public Radio's Pat Blank talks with some of those who were there then and&nbsp;who are still there now</p><p></p> Fri, 10 May 2013 00:30:02 +0000 Pat Blank 20529 at http://iowapublicradio.org Postville, Iowa then and now Postville, Five Years Later http://iowapublicradio.org/post/postville-five-years-later <p>On May 12, 2008 U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement descended on Agriprocessors, a kosher meatpacking plant in Postville, IA.&nbsp; The raid resulted in the deportation of over 300 individuals—the largest immigration raid in Iowa’s history.&nbsp; River to River looks back on the raid to examine how its affected the community of Postville and the families who were torn apart five years ago.&nbsp; Also, what can be learned from Postville that can inform understanding on comprehensive immigration reform?</p> Tue, 07 May 2013 19:06:12 +0000 Ben Kieffer & Sarah Boden 20384 at http://iowapublicradio.org Postville, Five Years Later