Investigations into possible illegal immigrant workers and criminal arrests for business owners who have hired them have more than doubled in the past four years, according to United States Immigrations and Customs Enforcement.
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Immigrations and Customs Enforcement has increased investigations into illegal immigrant workers since 2009.
Measurement 2009 / 2012
I-9 employee audits 1,444 / 3,004
Criminal arrests of employers 114 / 240
Indictments of employers 116 / 165
Convictions of employers 89 /150
Worksite cases initiated 1,461/ 3,904
Fines collected $933,461/ $6,974,499