The broader point we're conveying is the immigrant community is important. What would be the impact if there were no immigrants? The state would not have enough workers. The state is already lacking in workers.
This location is close to a residential area so that it might blend in with a community. That is, it would not appear to be a suspect nuclear site in such a place. This location might deceive inspectors who would not imagine a sensitive nuclear site to be located near a neighborhood.
We've got the whole community coming together to help us with this effort. God has blessed us, and we are going to get some of those families here, provide them with the shelter they need and help them find jobs in our communities. We want to help them put normalcy back into their lives.
If you lose the school, you lose the lifeblood of the community. Families move here because we have a school. Without it, we could end up as a dormitory town, a retirement village, rather than the thriving community we are at the moment.
What we did last year established our program in the eyes of the community. I think the rest of the community now says to themselves, 'We can't look past Spanish Springs anymore. They have some kids who know how to play ball.' I think we definitely have the respect of people in town now.