‘Now hiring’: Koch Foods holding job fair after Mississippi ICE raids

Koch Foods announced on Facebook that the company will host a job fair on Monday after many of its workers at its two Mississippi plants were swept up in an immigration raid Wednesday.

The raids by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement targeted small towns in Mississippi with a workforce made up largely of Latino immigrants. Koch Foods Inc. processing plants in Pelahatchie and Morton were raided as well as PH Food in Morton, Pearl River Foods’ plant in Carthage and Peco Foods Inc. plants in Canton, Bay Springs and Sebastopol.

Officials said 680 people were initially detained during Wednesday’s operation but more than 300 of those people home by dawn Thursday, with notices to appear before immigration judges, said ICE spokesman Bryan Cox.

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