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07/21/2011
Boston, MA
Worksite Enforcement
Following an investigation and audit of Form I-9 documents by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI), 14 New England employers have been fined this fiscal year for various violations that enabled companies to hire illegal aliens.
07/14/2011
Buffalo, NY
Worksite Enforcement
A Mexican national, who was convicted of harboring illegal aliens for commercial advantage, was sentenced to 46 months in prison.
07/08/2011
Seattle, WA
Worksite Enforcement
Swedish Medical Center, the largest non-profit medical provider in the Seattle area, is partnering with U.S. ICE to strengthen its hiring practices and help ensure it is employing a legal workforce. The firm became the first medical company in Washington state to join ICE's Mutual Agreement between Government and Employers (IMAGE) on Thursday.
07/08/2011
Springfield, IL
Worksite Enforcement
Five individuals previously employed at the local La Fiesta Mexican Restaurant made initial federal court appearances on Friday. The workers were each charged by criminal complaint following execution of a search warrant as part of an ongoing worksite enforcement operation conducted by agents with U.S. ICE's Homeland Security Investigations (HSI).
06/28/2011
Detroit, MI
Worksite Enforcement
Aquila Farms LLC., a dairy operation based in Bad Axe, Mich. and its two owners pleaded guilty on Tuesday to charges of employing illegal aliens, following an investigation by U.S. ICE's Homeland Security Investigations (HSI). From 2000 through 2007, illegal aliens constituted almost 75 percent of their workforce over that time period.
06/03/2011
Gulfport, MS
Worksite Enforcement
Randall J. Weitzel, Edwood Brodtmann, Jr., and Agustin Arcadia pled guilty in federal court Friday to charges related to employing illegal aliens at federal and private projects on the Mississippi Gulf Coast. One of the locations where Illegal alien laborers associated with Weitzel worked included the courthouse where the guilty pleas were entered.
06/02/2011
Houston, TX
Worksite Enforcement
Two current managers and three former managers or supervisors of Mambo Seafood were indicted on Wednesday on various charges related to harboring illegal aliens.
05/17/2011
West Liberty, IA
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An Eastern Iowa business on Tuesday became the first in the state to be member of the nationwide "ICE Mutual Agreement between Government and Employers" program partnership by U.S. ICE to ensure a legal and more secure work force.
04/20/2011
Phoenix, AZ
Worksite Enforcement
The father and son owners of the Chuy's Mesquite Broiler regional Mexican restaurant chain, along with the company's accountant, will be arraigned in federal court in Tucson Thursday on tax and immigration violations contained in a 19-count indictment stemming from a lengthy probe by U.S. ICE's Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) and the IRS.
04/15/2011
Alexandria, VA
Worksite Enforcement
The owner and the madame of a Korean room salon in Falls Church, Va., were sentenced today for conspiracy to both harbor illegal aliens and to induce illegal aliens to reside in the United States for commercial advantage and private financial gain following an investigation by U.S. ICE's Homeland Security Investigations (HSI).
04/13/2011
Savannah, GA
Worksite Enforcement
A federal indictment, unsealed today in federal court, charged Oscar Lazo, 51, a citizen of Peru; Eva Ramos, 35, a citizen of the United States; Mauricio Cruz, a citizen of Mexico; Manuel Cruz, a citizen of Mexico; and an unnamed defendant with conspiring to sell the stolen identities of U.S. citizens.
04/07/2011
New York, NY
Worksite Enforcement
"Portnoy Messinger Pearl & Associates based in Syosset, N.Y., has signed an IMAGE agreement with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). Short for ""ICE Mutual Agreement between Government and Employers,"" IMAGE provides businesses an opportunity to strengthen hiring practices and ensure a legal workforce."
04/01/2011
Atlanta, GA
Worksite Enforcement
"Chun Yan Lin, 44, of Doraville, Ga., was sentenced Thursday in federal court for conspiring to transport and harbor illegal aliens, following a joint investigation by U.S. ICE's Homeland Security Investigations (HSI), the Department of Homeland Security, and the Federal Bureau of Investigation. Lin owned an employment agency called ""Lucky,""..."
03/30/2011
Syracuse, NY
Worksite Enforcement
An Adams, N.Y., farmer was arrested Wednesday and charged with harboring illegal aliens, following a joint investigation by U.S. Immigration Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) and the Jefferson County Sheriff's Department.
03/29/2011
Buffalo, NY
Worksite Enforcement
Mexican national admits harboring illegal aliens for commercial advantage
03/25/2011
Chicago, IL
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A precast concrete manufacturer and a precast concrete storm-water management system provider are the latest Illinois companies to sign an IMAGE agreement with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE).
03/22/2011
St. Louis, MO
Worksite Enforcement
A local woman was sentenced Tuesday to a year in prison for transporting, harboring and hiring illegal aliens to work at the Chinese restaurant she managed. Between January 2009 and August 2010, Hua Huang was manager of the China Buffet/Mongolian Grill in Poplar Bluff. During that time she regularly employed several illegal aliens from Mexico...
03/16/2011
Columbus, OH
Worksite Enforcement
A Delaware, Ohio, business owner pleaded guilty on Wednesday to one count of evading federal employment taxes with the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and to one count of encouraging illegal aliens to reside in the United States.
03/08/2011
Los Angeles, CA
Worksite Enforcement
The president of a Rancho Cucamonga, Calif., furniture manufacturing business was sentenced Monday to 10 months in federal prison on two criminal counts after a probe by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) revealed the company hired unauthorized alien workers.
03/08/2011
Whitneyville, ME
Worksite Enforcement
A wreath manufacturing company has become the first business in Maine to sign an agreement with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) to strengthen hiring practices and to combat the unlawful employment of illegal aliens.
02/25/2011
Gulfport, MS
Worksite Enforcement
Howard Industries, Inc., one of the largest employers in Mississippi, pled guilty in federal court Thursday to knowingly violating the federal criminal conspiracy law in its employment of illegal aliens at the company's electrical transformer plant in Laurel, Miss., following an investigation by U.S. ICE's Homeland Security Investigations (HSI).
02/25/2011
Chicago, IL
Worksite Enforcement
The president of two Chicago-area staffing companies that supplied temporary workers to suburban warehouses has been sentenced to 18 months in prison for hiring illegal aliens to form his labor pool. The sentence resulted from a worksite enforcement investigation conducted by U.S. ICE's Homeland Security Investigations (HSI).
02/10/2011
San Juan, PR
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Starbucks Coffee Puerto Rico, LLC., The Loyalty Management Group, Inc., Wisdom Resources, Inc, dba Snelling Staffing Services, and Empresas Fonalledas, joined six other businesses in Puerto Rico to become members of the IMAGE program with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE).
02/09/2011
Hicksville, NY
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A company based on Long Island, N.Y., that manufactures specialty security products used by law enforcement and the defense industry is the first business in the state to partner with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) in an effort to strengthen its hiring practices.
02/09/2011
Boston, MA
Worksite Enforcement
A Massachusetts medical center has become the country's first health care facility to sign an agreement with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) to strengthen hiring practices and to combat the unlawful employment of illegal aliens.

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