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Steve
02-25-2008, 08:19 PM
It looks like the federal government is upping the ante on hiring illegal immigrants. How do you think this is going to effect the lawn care industry?

Penalties increased by 25 percent, may include at least six months in jail
Feds to hike fines for hiring illegal immigrants (http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/23294896/) - The government will raise by 25 percent the fines it levies against employers who knowingly hire illegal immigrants, officials said Friday.

Attorney General Michael Mukasey and Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff announced the increase, which is the first boost in fines in nearly a decade.

makbootzy
02-26-2008, 01:53 AM
Goodbye low ballers!