As part of the plan, US government officials arrested over 1,100 employees of IFCO Systems [corporate website], a Dutch company that manufactures crates and pallets, at 40 locations throughout the United States for immigration violations. Immigrant rights groups contend that ICE is responding to immigrant support rallies [JURIST report] that have occurred across the US in recent weeks as the country debates immigration reform [JURIST news archive] measures. AP has more.
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