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Store Workers: Donald Presidency and Immigration Status

store workers: Within 20 minutes, they verified that the cashier had a valid green card and served notice on the owner to produce hiring records in three days that deal with employees' immigration status, according to Metro News. The well-rehearsed scene, executed with quiet efficiency in Los Angeles' Koreatown, played out at about 100 7-Eleven stores in 17 states and the District of Columbia, a rolling operation that officials called the largest immigration action against an employer under Donald Trump's presidency. A federal inspection was underway, they said. The employment audits and interviews with store workers could lead to criminal charges or fines. 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 Derek Benner, acting head of ICE's Homeland Security Investigations, which oversees cases against employers. And they appeared to open a new front in Trump's expansion of immigration enforcement, which has already brought a 40 per cent increase in deportation arrests and pledges to spend billions of dollars on a border wall with Mexico.A top official at U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement said the audits were the first of many and a harbinger of what's to come for employers. ( As reported in the news.