ID theft poses challenge to immigration officials

Friday, 15 December 2006, 3:00 AM EST

The latest roundup of illegal immigrants raises new questions about a link between illegal immigration and the growing problem of identity theft.

Federal raids Tuesday at six meat-processing plants owned by Swift & Co. in six states resulted in the arrests of 1,282 people for immigration violation — with 65 also charged with identify theft or other criminal offenses.

At The Seattle Times.

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