Wal-Mart immigration raid leads to deportations

[JURIST] The US Bureau of Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) [official website] indicated Friday that all 125 workers arrested at a Wal-Mart distribution center construction site [JURIST report] in Pennsylvania Thursday will be deported. Some of the workers, mostly from Mexico and Central America, used false documents to get jobs with a Wal-Mart subcontractor. Federal officials said the arrests should serve as a warning to companies who knowingly employ illegal immigrants that "significant criminal and administrative charges" will result. AP has more.



 

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