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Anonymous asked in Politics & GovernmentImmigration · 9 years ago

Eli Lilly threatens Indiana for Immigration Efforts?

Eli Lilly and Co. says immigration bill before state lawmakers would give Ind. bad image

http://www.greenfieldreporter.com/view/story/08458...

INDIANAPOLIS — One of Indiana's biggest employers is warning that a bill calling for an Arizona-style crackdown on illegal immigration in the state would give Indiana a bad image.

Indianapolis-based drugmaker Eli Lilly and Co. also says the bill would hurt the company's ability to attract top workers.

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I see this as black mail. Can them be prosecuted?

Update:

The more I think about this, the more I see it as blackmail. Further, Indian is a huge market for Eli Lilly drugs, and threatening Indiana is one very ugly thing to do. I think there should be a response!

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  • Jan
    Lv 7
    9 years ago
    Best Answer

    Hmmm...are they saying their top workers are illegal aliens? Pretty scary if that is the case.

  • 9 years ago

    well, major businesses throw their weight around all the time, which is how they get sweetheart deals on taxes, and football stadiums for that matter. However, I agree with Yak Rider, this is only concerned with illegal aliens, so I don't see what that has to do with attracting top workers who are all petitioned to come to the US through USCIS.

  • Brenda
    Lv 4
    4 years ago

    Okay so I love Christel Khalil so I don't want to see her go. Dru has been gone this long so guess she can just stay gone. Though I love Victoria Rowell too. So either they get along and do the show or they don't bring Dru back!

  • 9 years ago

    If the "top workers" are not illegal aliens they have nothing to worry about.

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  • Anonymous
    9 years ago

    No, they are simply wrong. When is enforcing the law wrong? On the contrary, if IN enforces the law they are more likely to attract quality workers.

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