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Thursday, July 26, 2018

DHS Massively Expands Enforcement Against Illegals’ Employers

The Department of Homeland Security has dramatically raised work site enforcement to deter employers from hiring cheap illegal workers.

Since October, the agency’s Homeland Security Investigations unit has checked employment records at 6,093 work sites, up from 1,716 in the prior fiscal year from October 2016 to the end of September 2017. The current pace of checks in 2018 is almost a five-fold increase from the prior year and included 100 stores in the 7-Eleven chain and 77 companies in California.

The agency has made 675 criminal arrests of managers or supervisors, plus 984 administrative arrests of illegals in the last nine months, versus 139 criminal arrests and 172 administrative arrests during the prior 12 months, according to a DHS statement. That is a five-fold increase in criminal arrests and a sixfold increase in administrative arrests.

In 2018, the DHS agency has also conducted several large-scale raids, including a meat packer in Tennessee, and a meat packer and landscaping firm in Ohio.

Amid President Donald Trump’s high-pressure economy, the enforcement actions push employers to fire illegals on their staff and to raise wages for Americans.



Anonymous said...

they should come to the sod and produce farms here.

Anonymous said...

Who will mow Salisbury's lawns?

Anonymous said...

3:16, a tax paying, white family man cuts my grass in Salisbury and he has several more local area men working for him.
It would be easy for me to pay him in cash, but he said I would be billed once a month and pay by check or credit card, making it easier for his records to file taxes. He advised that this is his full time job as well as his employees.
Guess my little bit of money stays in this area, not sent to Mexico.

Anonymous said...

Was able to get a job in OC 10 years ago when the government clamped down on the local businesses and sent the illegal scampering. Until then I had spent a year with out any success trying to find work.

Anonymous said...

UPS stores are hiring ....go online

Anonymous said...

It is about time this policy is enforced. Stop the attraction to this country by illegals and we won't need to build the wall.

Anonymous said...

Make it the national law! Include rewards to whomever turns in the employer that hire illegals.

Anonymous said...

Let ICE show up in Salisbury, some big landscaping companies will be hiding their employees or have to hire American