ICE Director Pledges Crackdown on Employers of Illegal Immigrants

The agency charged with enforcing federal immigration laws will put pressure on employers who hire illegal immigrants as a key step in its plan to step up enforcement, the agency's director said Wednesday.

"If we're going to bring about meaningful changes in behavior, you have to do that by focusing on the employer," said John Morton, who heads U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE).

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