ICE Enforcement Targets Employers: Preventive Actions to Think About

more+
less-

In fiscal year 2010, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement ("ICE") conducted more than 2,200 audits of employers nationwide. In part, as a result, criminal immigration charges were filed against a record 180 owners, employers, managers and/or supervisors.

The charges ranged from misdemeanors, including knowingly hiring unauthorized workers, to felonies as diverse as harboring illegal aliens, filing false tax returns and aiding and abetting identity theft. And there is no sign that this enforcement trend is abating. Rather, all signs point to an increased focus on employers. In particular, employers in industries that historically have had a higher percentage of unauthorized workers; that is, the food, hotel, cleaning services and construction industries are all under scrutiny.

Please see full article below for more information.

LOADING PDF: If there are any problems, click here to download the file.


DISCLAIMER: Because of the generality of this update, the information provided herein may not be applicable in all situations and should not be acted upon without specific legal advice based on particular situations.

© Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP | Attorney Advertising

Written by:

more+
less-

Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP on:

JD Supra Readers' Choice 2016 Awards
Reporters on Deadline

"My best business intelligence, in one easy email…"

Your first step to building a free, personalized, morning email brief covering pertinent authors and topics on JD Supra:

Sign up to create your digest using LinkedIn*

*By using the service, you signify your acceptance of JD Supra's Privacy Policy.

Already signed up? Log in here

*With LinkedIn, you don't need to create a separate login to manage your free JD Supra account, and we can make suggestions based on your needs and interests. We will not post anything on LinkedIn in your name. Or, sign up using your email address.
×
Loading...
×
×