Hispanic immigrants, both legal and illegal, make up eight percent of the labor force in this country. In factory towns like Morristown, Tennessee that figure almost doubles. The tensions in this small town between unemployed workers and illegal immigrants may give us an indication of how the Obama administration will have to approach its immigration policies in the midst of a troubled economy. The Takeaway is joined by Julia Preston, New York TimesImmigration Correspondent, who spent six months watching the dynamics of Morristown's labor market.
Julia Preston's story will be available Sunday in the New York Times.