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Business group warns of immigration inspections

5 years ago March 30, 2010 Mar 30, 2010 Tuesday, March 30 2010 Tuesday, March 30, 2010 4:40:21 AM CDT in News
Source: Associated Press
By: Andrea Fontenot

The National Federation of Independent Business says the federal government will inspect hiring records of 180 employers in five states including Louisiana.

Homeland Security's division of immigration customs enforcement will check for compliance with immigration laws and regulations.

Technical violations carry fines of up to $1,100 each.

Knowingly hiring an undocumented worker - and filling out forms to hide the employment - carry fines of up to $3,200 for each violation.

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