Independent topical source of current affairs, opinion and issues, featuring stories making news in Canada from immigrants, newcomers, minorities & ethnic communities' point of view and interests.

Deportation Arrests: Compliance Inspections and Cent Increase

deportation arrests: The audits could lead to criminal charges or fines over the stores' hiring practices, according to CBC. Twenty-one people suspected of being in the U.S. illegally were arrested. Agents targeted about 100 stores nationwide, broadening an investigation that began four years ago with a case against a franchisee on New York's Long Island. The action appears to open a new front in Trump's expansion of immigration enforcement, which has already brought a 40 per cent increase in deportation arrests. This is what we're gearing up for this year and what you're going to see more and more of is these large-scale compliance inspections, just for starters, said Benner, acting head of ICE's homeland security investigations, which oversees cases against employers. Trump suggests 2-phase immigration deal for 'Dreamers' Trump calls ruling to delay action on young immigrant program 'unfair' Derek Benner, a top official at U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, said Wednesday's operation was the first of many and a harbinger of what's to come for employers. ( As reported in the news.