Illegal employment – hiring illegal aliens – is the main driver of illegal immigration. Mandatory nationwide E-Verify would have a significant effect on the crisis.
NOT MANY COMPANIES ACTUALLY GET BUSTED FOR HIRING ILLEGAL IMMIGRANTS, STUDY FINDS
- A study by Syracuse University finds few people have been prosecuted for hiring illegal aliens in the past 12 months.
- Only 11 individuals have been prosecuted for knowingly hiring illegal aliens in the past year, despite nearly 86,000 people getting prosecuted for illegal entry into the country during the same time period.
- Immigration hawks argue that nationwide implementation of E-Verify, a program that checks a worker’s immigration status, would alleviate the problem.
A new study finds that, despite a record-setting number of immigrants illegally entering the country, relatively few employers are prosecuted for hiring undocumented aliens.
From April 2018 to March 2019, only 11 individuals were prosecuted for knowingly employing migrants without proper documentation, according to information compiled by the Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse at Syracuse University. No individuals have been prosecuted in the past two months, and no companies were prosecuted in the last year… More here