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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 CTV. 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. 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. 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. ( As reported in the news.