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Rose Sworn In as U.S. Attorney for Northern District of Iowa
Posted By Ryan J. Reilly On November 24, 2009 @ 6:47 pm In News | Comments Disabled
Stephanie Rose who was confirmed  by the Senate on Saturday as the U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Iowa, was sworn in Tuesday. Immigration lawyers and immigrant rights advocates have questioned Rose’s role in a controversial round-up of 300 undocumented immigrants working at a meat packing plant in Postville, Iowa, last year. But Tom Harkin (D-Iowa) said in May that Rose didn’t take part in the decision to prosecute the immigrant workers. Read more about Rose here .
Meanwhile, the outgoing U.S. Attorney, Matt Dummermuth, resigned his position just before Rose took over, according to the Sioux City Journal . A statement said that Dummermuth plans to spend time with his family and help on his parents’ farm before taking on his next professional challenge, according to the Journal.
Stephanie Woodrow contributed to this article.
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