Well, President Trump just created 160 new jobs for Americans, as his ICE agents raided a Texas factory, where they build trailers. They took 160 illegals into custody and gathered up the company records and took them with them.
They will be used to see who at the company can be prosecuted for hiring an illegal workforce. The company has 500 employees. The August 28 raid by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) against Load Trail, in Sumner, Texas. Job site checks have increased incredibly since President took office. During the Bush and Obama years, job site checks were as rare as a good idea from the Democrats.
An agency statement said:
“Businesses that knowingly hire illegal aliens create an unfair advantage over their competing businesses,” said Special Agent in Charge Katrina W. Berger, HSI Dallas, which oversees 128 counties in North Texas, and the state of Oklahoma. “In addition, they take jobs away from U.S. citizens and legal residents, and they create an atmosphere poised for exploiting their illegal workforce.” …
These laws help protect jobs for U.S. citizens and lawful U.S. residents, eliminate unfair competitive advantages for companies that unlawfully hire an illegal workforce, and strengthen public safety and national security.
Unauthorized workers often use stolen identities of legal U.S. workers, which can profoundly damage for years the identity-theft victim’s credit, medical records and other aspects of their everyday life.
The same company was busted in 2014, when they had 179 illegals working for them. They had to pay a $445,000 fine. This time, they are looking to jail the bosses to discourage further violations of the law. These companies are going to learn not to mess with Trump.
The Dallas News reported:
The company paid a $445,000 fine in 2014 for hiring undocumented immigrants to work in its plant, according to an ICE report. “The company employed more than 179 unauthorized workers” at the time, the report said.
And according to the Dallas News, Officials out of Mexico have promised aid and legal services for the illegal migrants:
At the Mexican Consulate in Dallas, Deputy Consul Edurne Pineda said consular staff may go to assist immigrant families in Paris. Many Mexican immigrants live there, Pineda said.
“Unfortunately, we are expecting a lot of Mexican nationals to be detained,” he said. “We are going to interview each one with an attorney, and we will check to see if they have any chance of fighting their case.”