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Obama illegal worker plan leaves immigrants jobless, but still in U.S.
BREWSTER, Wash. — The Obama administration has replaced immigration raids at factories and farms with a quieter enforcement strategy: sending federal agents to scour companies’ records for illegal immigrant workers.
Over the past year, Immigration and Customs Enforcement has conducted audits of employee files at more than 2,900 companies. The agency has levied a record $3 million in civil fines so far this year on businesses that hired unauthorized immigrants, according to official figures. Thousands of those workers
Originally posted by guohua
My biggest problem we have today is, Obama wants those new voters for his party.
Many workers lived in houses they rented from the company; they were given three months to move out.
In Brewster, truck payments stopped, televisions were returned, mobile homes were sold, mortgages defaulted.
“Many people are still crying because this is really hard,” said M. García, 41, a former Gebbers packing house worker who has been out of a job since January.
Is only being done to help pay for the benefits they receive when allowed to stay here.
The agency has levied a record $3 million in civil fines so far this year on businesses that hired unauthorized immigrants, according to official figures.
So, if the republicans have a history of offering amnesty to illegals and the democrats are demonstrating tighter controls on illegal immigration, why is this suddenly such a hot issue?