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McAleenan: Employers Will Be Held Accountable for Violating Immigration Law

U.S. employers looking to skirt immigration law are a major focus of the Department of Homeland Security, according to Acting Secretary Kevin McAleenan.

Recent ICE raids on several food processing plants, including a Koch Foods operation in Morton, Miss., is evidence the Trump administration and the federal government are taking violations seriously, McAleenan said on the “Fox News Rundown” podcast.

“Employers that are going to take advantage of people here unlawfully and exploit that workforce in an anti-competitive way, that has to be a target for ICE, and it is a priority for Homeland Security investigations as we’ve seen with significant cases in Texas and Tennessee and more recently in Mississippi,” he said.

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