by Damozel | Despite an announced "clampdown" on corporations who hire illegal immigrants, the Bush administration seems to have been able to arrest only 100 or so of the people who did the hiring. )WaPo via Memeorandum) Though the feds have "clamped down" on companies that use illegal workers, only a "tiny fraction" end up with criminal charges filed against them. (WaPo)
Fewer than 100 owners, supervisors or hiring officials were arrested in fiscal 2007, compared with nearly 4,900 arrests that involved illegal workers, providers of fake documents and others, the figures show. Immigration experts say the data illustrate the Bush administration's limited success at delivering on its rhetoric about stopping illegal hiring by corporate employers.(WaPo)
Talk about "shamnesty."