Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Hire an Illegal, Go To Jail!

This, my friends, is what gets long-term results.

...There were 2,282 employer audits — known as I-9 audits — opened between Oct. 1 and May 4, according to the ICE data. That was about a 60 percent increase from the 1,360 audits opened between October 2016 and September 2017. Total worksite investigations also spiked in the same period: ICE’s criminal investigators have opened 3,510 worksite investigations so far this fiscal year, compared to 1,716 for all of fiscal year 2017.

“Our worksite enforcement strategy continues to focus on the criminal prosecution of employers who knowingly break the law, and the use of I-9 audits and civil fines to encourage compliance with the law,” Derek N. Benner, the acting executive associate director for ICE’s criminal investigation division, said in a statement....

There are a lot of fancy-pants resort owners, corporate-mumbo-jumbo meat-packing execs, and big-spending roofing & landscaping contractors who probably wouldn't last one day in Federal prison.

And their wives and children would like to have a future, too.  I have a lot more sympathy for the illegals who simply want to work than I do for the greedy bastards who hire them.

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