UK cracking down on employers hiring illegal immigrants Mike Rosen-Molina at 10:34 AM ET
[JURIST] The number of UK employers prosecuted for hiring illegal immigrants has spiked since changes to British immigration laws were implemented in February, the BBC reported Monday. So far, 137 companies have been cited for employing illegal immigrants, 10 times more than were cited in all of 2007. Employers caught hiring illegal aliens could be subject to fines of up to £10,000 per illegal employee; repeat violators could face prison time. BBC News has more.
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