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Judi Hasson/MSNBC: how to hire (most likely illegal) day labor

Judi Hasson of MSNBC Money offers "Dirt-cheap day labor". On the first page, she lists all the downsides of hiring day laborers, which she acknowledges are probably here illegally, even refering to the "underground economy". Then, on the second page, she gets down to business and tells people how to engage in illegal activity:
What are the chances of a homeowner being caught?

"Virtually none at all," says San Diego attorney Jeff Isaac, who calls himself "a lawyer in bluejeans" for his practical approach to the law...

[don't do this if you expect to run for office!]

...Cecilia Munoz, the senior vice president for the National Council of La Raza, a national Hispanic civil-rights organization, also pointed out that employers are not expected to be able to spot whether these documents are valid, and for day labor, employers "tend not to check."

Though it is illegal to hire an undocumented worker, the law is seldom enforced...
Unfortunately, we don't know whether Munoz knew this was going to be a "tips" article, so we can't say with certainty that she's advocating illegal activity.

Then, Hasson features a "If you decide to hire a day laborer" section with five helpful tips.

Coming next from MSNBC Money: "If you must cook meth, here's how to do it... safely and cheaply!"

Fri, 08/10/2007 - 08:37 · Importance: 4