...Undocumented workers are so essential to the food industry nationwide that the National Restaurant Association has made stopping the Sensenbrenner-King bill its top priority in Congress this year.Here's an overview of contributions by restaurants and bars to politicians. For the 2006 cycle, the NRA has donated almost half a million dollars to various politicians and groups, 90% of it to the GOP. In fact, in the 2004 cycle they gave over a million, and they've even got their own page.
"We value the work done by our employees, documented or not," said John Gay, the group's chief of government affairs and public policy in Washington.
"It's not like they broke into the bank to rob it," said Gay. "They broke into the bank to sweep the floor."
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