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Immigration Enforcement: Deportation Arrests and Per-Cent Increase

immigration enforcement: The audits could lead to criminal charges or fines over the stores' hiring practices, according to Toronto Star. The action appears to open a new front in Trump's sharp expansion of immigration enforcement, which has already brought a 40-per-cent increase in deportation arrests and plans to spend billions of dollars on a border wall with Mexico. Agents targeted about 100 stores nationwide, broadening an investigation that began with a four-year-old case against a franchisee on New York's Long Island. Hardliners have been pressing for a tougher stance on employers. He said there would be more employment audits and investigations, though there is no numerical goal. Read the latest news on U.S. President Donald Trump Derek Benner, a top official at U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, told The Associated Press that Wednesday's operation was the first of many and a harbinger of what's to come for employers. ( As reported in the news.