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Employers Beware: Worksite Enforcement to Increase, Reiterates Top ICE Official; ICE Also Announces Alternatives to Detention

Monday, March 1st, 2010

At a recent public leadership forum held in Washington, DC, Assistant Secretary of Homeland Security for U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), John Morton, outlined his priorities and vision for the United States’ second largest enforcement agency. Those priorities, he said, include: (1) preventing terrorism and protecting our national security; (2) securing the borders and protecting against transnational crime; and (3) ensuring that our immigration laws are enforced by removing criminal aliens, executing final orders of removal, and continuing worksite enforcement with a focus on employers. Morton also discussed his plans for detention reform.

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