No Crime But Prejudice [NOOK Book]

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No Crime But Prejudice—Fischer Homes, The Immigration Fiasco, and Extra-Judicial Prosecution. Mr. Fischer gamble his entire company, fighting the harsh strong arm tactics of politically driven prosecutorial antagonists. And he won. As Mr. Fischer writes "I hope nothing like this happens to you." This engaging book tells the incredible story of how this transpired.
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Overview

No Crime But Prejudice—Fischer Homes, The Immigration Fiasco, and Extra-Judicial Prosecution. Mr. Fischer gamble his entire company, fighting the harsh strong arm tactics of politically driven prosecutorial antagonists. And he won. As Mr. Fischer writes "I hope nothing like this happens to you." This engaging book tells the incredible story of how this transpired.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780989530002
  • Publisher: Fischer Homes
  • Publication date: 6/12/2013
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 208
  • File size: 2 MB

Meet the Author

Jon Entine is visiting fellow at the American Enterprise Institute and an International consultant on coporate responsibility and civic leadership. He spent 20 years as a producer and executive with NBC News and ABC News and had taught at numerous Universities-including Miami University (OH) and New York University. He has won two Emmys and numerous other journalism awards.
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Table of Contents

Foreword v

Author's Note vii

The Sting 01

Prosecutorial Abuse? 07

ICE Undercover 14

Catch-22 26

May Day 38

High Noon 46

Why Was Fischer Homes Targeted? 53

Personal Fallout 65

Crisis Management 70

Business as Unusual 80

Plea Bargaining 87

The RICO Threat 98

Long, Hot Summer 108

Raid Redux 118

The Mock Trial 126

Charges Dropped 140

Anger and Healing 146

Epilogue 154

Appendix I ICE Agent James Bellamy's Affidavit, May 8, 2006 161

Appendix II I-9 Employment Eligibility Verification Forms 168

Appendix III Unlawful Discrimination and Penalties Under the I-9 Regulations 172

Appendix IV Look at the Facts Not at the Faces Your Guide to Fair Employment 177

Appendix V Immigration and the Construction Industry 186

Appendix VI The Politics of Immigration 190

Endnotes 194

Index 198

Acknowledgments 207

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