Bloomberg Law
Oct. 18, 2017, 1:12 PM

Immigration Agency Chief Vows Big Boost in Job-Site Enforcement

Laura D. Francis
Laura D. Francis

Immigration and Customs Enforcement in the coming fiscal year will spend “four to five times” the amount of time currently spent on work-site enforcement, ICE Director Thomas Homan said.

“Unless you remove the magnets,” like the ability to obtain a job in the U.S., unauthorized immigrants will continue to enter the country, Homan said at an Oct. 17 Heritage Foundation event. “So we are stepping up work-site enforcement.”

“We’ve already increased the number of inspections and work-site operations,” and “you’re going to see that significantly increased next fiscal year,” Homan said.

“Clearly” ICE is “moving in the right direction,” ...