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American Criminal Law Review
2021

Shifting the Blame? Re-evaluating criminal prosecution for employers of undocumented workers
By Rachel Sumption, Juris Doctor Class of 2020 Georgetown University Law Center


Syracuse University's Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse database tracks both corporate and individual prosecutions of 1324a with data provided by the DOJ. In the period from 2010 to 2019, there were ten to fifteen prosecutions From April 2018 to March 2019, only eleven individuals and zero companies were prosecuted by the Trump Administration for employing undocumented people. In the remainder of fiscal year 2019, the DOJ prosecuted ten additional cases under 1324a, which are not reflected in the data above.


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