Skip to comments.Obama gives free pass to businesses that hire illegals--Audits, fines drop for employers
Posted on 06/16/2015 11:58:39 AM PDT by jazusamo
President Obama took office vowing to go after unscrupulous employers who hire illegal immigrants, but worksite audits have plunged over the last year and a half, according to a report released Tuesday by the Center for Immigration Studies, tumbling along with the rest of immigration enforcement.
Fewer owners are being arrested, and fewer fines are being collected as well, according to the report, which suggests that even as he offers amnesty to millions of illegal immigrants, Mr. Obama is giving a similar free pass to ever more businesses who provide the jobs magnet that draws them.
Through the first five months of this fiscal year, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) conducted just 181 workplace audits and brought charges against only 27 employers, putting it on pace for fewer than 500 audits and just 65 arrests this year. Thats less than 15 percent of the total audits conducted in 2013.
Employers now face very little risk in hiring illegal workers and have little incentive to abide by the law, wrote the report author, Jessica Vaughan, policy studies director at the center.
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If any President has this kind of power — then every President has too much power.
If any President has this kind of power then every President has too much power.
Well, let’s give him even MORE power, with the TPP. Not that 0bie requires TPP, or ANY LAWS, for power.
Amen...0bama’s habit of ignoring laws he doesn’t agree with merits impeachment, but of course the opposition party hasn’t got the guts to do it.
This has been going on for decades.
This is some cheap, south Chicago huckster who is going to burn Rome before he dies, so to speak.
This is NOT the way to stop the flow of illegals.
To a certain degree but under GW Bush ICE was raiding businesses and his administration was catching he** from the pro illegal politicians and groups such as La Raza. Bambam ended those raids.
From the Leader of the Party of the Working Man
Karl Marx wrote that working men have no boundaries.
Hey, we’ve got a slew of GOP presidential candidates who would at least legalize them all.
Sadly you’re right, political expediency comes before the oath to uphold the Constitution for the lawless for many in both parties.
Nailing busineses that hire illegals is what needs to be done to get rid of them!
Agreed, we have the system already set up to do it with E-Verify but the pro illegal faction ignores it.
Some say it would put the responsibility on the backs of employers but I don’t buy that, all they’d have to do is make a simple and short inquiry.
The majority of illegals would self deport if they couldn’t work or go on welfare and most of the remaining would be nabbed by law enforcement for criminal acts.
It’d sure be worth a try.
The employer has to have an I-9 form filled ans signed by every employee plus a photo copy of their photo ID and Social Security #.
If they haven't got them, fine the hell out of them, if they are caught a second time, automatic jail time and a Felony record.