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02/16/2015
Kansas City, KS
Worksite Enforcement
Rhonda R. Bridge, 42, of Overland Park, Kansas, was sentenced to 21 months in federal prison for employing illegal aliens, who were paid less than other employees. In addition to her prison sentence, Bridge also agreed to forfeit her interest in two hotels and the funds derived from the crime.
09/29/2011
San Diego, CA
Worksite Enforcement
An electrical contracting corporation with field offices throughout the country, including San Diego, is partnering with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) to reduce fraud and the hiring of illegal workers.
04/17/2013
Seattle, WA
Worksite Enforcement
A Seattle-based marine transportation company, whose fleet ferries crucial supplies to Alaska, is the latest employer to be certified under a U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) program designed to strengthen hiring practices and combat the unlawful employment of unauthorized workers.
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).
02/22/2012
Atlanta, GA
Worksite Enforcement
Three owners of an Atlanta meat supply business, Rhett Maughon, Rafael Villarreal, Sr., and Marcus Maughon, have been sentenced to serve time in federal prison following a joint investigation by ICE's Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) and the Internal Revenue Service (IRS).
11/18/2020
Washington, DC
Worksite Enforcement

ICE today announced an extension of the flexibilities in rules related to Form I-9 compliance that was granted earlier this year. Due to the continued precautions related to COVID-19, DHS will extend this policy until Dec. 31, 2020.

04/09/2018
Dallas, TX
Worksite Enforcement
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Special Agent in Charge Katrina W. Berger of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) on Monday presented a certificate to Rockwall County to become the first Texas county to become an “IMAGE” member.

07/24/2018
Washington, DC
Worksite Enforcement
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From July 16 to 20, the second phase of the operation, HSI served 2,738 NOIs and made 32 arrests. During the first phase of the operation, Jan. 29 to March 30, HSI served 2,540 NOIs and made 61 arrests.

06/04/2015
Seattle, WA
Worksite Enforcement

Under the settlement agreement, Broetje Orchards does not admit to any criminal wrongdoing, but does acknowledge HSI auditors found that it continued to employ unauthorized workers after being advised by ICE those employees did not have permission to work in the United States.

07/18/2012
San Diego, CA
Worksite Enforcement
An Escondido-based commercial framing company, S&H Contracting Inc., has become the latest employer headquartered in the San Diego area to partner with ICE's Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) in a program designed to strengthen hiring practices and combat the unlawful employment of illegal aliens.
09/09/2011
Oakland, CA
Worksite Enforcement
A Bay Area couple who own a chain of local Mexican restaurants pleaded guilty Wednesday to federal immigration and tax fraud charges after a multi-agency probe revealed the chain underreported its payroll taxes and employed dozens of aliens who were not authorized to work in the United States.
06/17/2013
Brooklyn, NY
Worksite Enforcement
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Two indictments were unsealed Monday charging eight men and one woman from Long Island with conspiring to commit wire fraud, stealing identities and concealing and harboring illegal aliens employed at 7-11 Inc. franchise stores located throughout Long Island and Virginia.
01/25/2011
Boston, MA
Worksite Enforcement
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Aetna Fire Alarm Service Company, Inc. has signed the state's first-ever agreement with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) to strengthen hiring practices and to combat the unlawful employment of illegal aliens.
03/02/2012
Galveston, TX
Worksite Enforcement
An eight-count federal indictment was partially unsealed on Friday after two men were arrested for allegedly hiring illegal aliens in Winnie, Texas, to cleanup an oil spill near Marshall, Mich.
09/25/2018
Detroit, MI
Worksite Enforcement
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In addition to the recognition of SERVEPRO and Pilot Freight Services, more than 60 Detroit-area employers attended an open house where they heard expert presentations about Form I-9 training, USCIS E-Verify updates, Office of Special Counsel training and fraudulent document detection training.

07/31/2014
Seattle, WA
Worksite Enforcement
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Universal Aerospace, Co. Inc., is now among the hundreds of businesses to sign on as an "IMAGE" or "ICE Mutual Agreement Between Government and Employers" partner. IMAGE is a voluntary program that allows businesses to partner with the agency to reduce unauthorized employment and the use of fraudulent identity documents. Universal Aerospace supplies companies including C&D Zodiac, B/E Aerospace and Jamco America.
09/17/2015
Wichita, KS
Worksite Enforcement
The guilty plea was entered in federal court by a lawyer for Le Grande Tetons, LLC, the company that owned and operated Twin Peaks, a bar and restaurant with two locations in Wichita. As a result of a plea agreement in the case, the court imposed a fine of $50,000.
09/13/2012
St Louis, MO
Worksite Enforcement
Robert Brake of Byrnes Mill, Mo., along with his company, Brake Landscaping and Lawncare Inc., were sentenced Thursday in federal court to forfeitures and probation following their visa fraud guilty pleas in June to misdemeanor charges of employing illegal aliens.
08/01/2011
Cedar Rapids, IA
Worksite Enforcement
Chan Gia Duong and Phung Ca Long, a Vinton, Iowa couple who continued to defy the law even after they had already pleaded guilty to federal charges, was sentenced for multiple federal crimes including health care fraud, tax evasion and harboring illegal aliens. This investigation was led by U.S. ICE's Homeland Security Investigations (HSI)...
09/26/2013
Kansas City, KS
Worksite Enforcement
Alex Sanchez Jr., manager of El Mezcal Mexican Restaurant in eastern Kansas, was indicted in federal court Friday on nine counts related to hiring and harboring illegal aliens for his business.
01/12/2011
Cedar Rapids, IA
Worksite Enforcement
A Benton County, Iowa, dairy farmer was convicted Tuesday of one count of knowingly employing illegal aliens. The convictions are the culmination of a joint investigation by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) and local Iowa law enforcement.
04/24/2012
Cleveland, OH
Worksite Enforcement
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"Fresh Mark, Inc., a leading Ohio meat supplier, has partnered with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) by joining the agency's employment compliance program IMAGE, or ""ICE Mutual Agreement between Government and Employers."""
02/26/2020
Lincoln, NE
Worksite Enforcement

O’Neill Ventures, Inc., a tomato greenhouse and packing plant in O’Neill, Nebraska, entered a felony guilty plea in federal court to conspiracy to harbor undocumented aliens. The plea was entered before U.S. Magistrate Judge Cheryl R. Zwart.

12/15/2016
New York, NY
Document and Benefit Fraud

Malik Yousaf, 55, carried out his elaborate scheme by using stolen identities and harboring illegal aliens employed at 7-Eleven, Inc. (7-Eleven) franchise stores located throughout Long Island and Virginia. 

12/11/2018
Washington, DC
Worksite Enforcement

In fiscal year 2018, HSI opened 6,848 worksite investigations compared to 1,691 in FY17; initiated 5,981 I-9 audits compared to 1,360; and made 779 criminal and 1,525 administrative worksite-related arrests compared to 139 and 172, respectively; all of these categories surged by 300 to 750 percent over the previous fiscal year.

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