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07/16/2008
Washington, DC
Worksite Enforcement
One current and one former top executive for a franchisee that owns 11 McDonald's restaurants in and around Reno, Nev., and the corporation itself pleaded guilty in federal court in Las Vegas today to federal felony immigration offenses for encouraging illegal aliens to reside in the United States.
10/09/2012
Washington, DC
Worksite Enforcement
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JBS USA Holdings Inc., (JBS USA) one of the largest meat processing companies in the United States, is the newest member ICE's nationwide program designed to encourage businesses to collaborate with ICE and use hiring best practices to ensure they are maintaining a lawful workforce.
06/16/2020
Washington, DC
Worksite Enforcement

On March 19 due to precautions implemented by employers and employees associated with COVID-19, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced that it would exercise prosecutorial discretion to defer the physical presence requirements associated with the Employment Eligibility Verification (Form I-9) under section 274A of the Immigration and Nationality Act. This provision, as explained in the guidance below, was implemented for 60 days and was set to expire on May 19.

08/18/2020
Washington, DC
Worksite Enforcement

Due to the continued precautions related to COVID-19, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) will further extend this policy for an additional 30 days. The expiration date for these accommodations is now Sept. 19.

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.

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.

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.

05/14/2020
Washington, DC
Worksite Enforcement

Employers who were served notices of inspection (NOIs) by ICE during the month of March 2020 and had not already responded were granted an automatic extension for 60 days from the effective date. ICE will grant an additional extension of 30 days to these employers.

07/18/2020
Washington, DC
Worksite Enforcement

Employers are required to monitor the DHS and ICE websites for additional updates regarding when the extensions will be terminated, and normal operations will resume.

09/14/2020
Washington, DC
Worksite Enforcement

Due to the continued precautions related to COVID-19, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) will extend this policy for an additional 60 days. The expiration date for these accommodations is now November 19, 2020.

11/03/2011
Washington, DC
Worksite Enforcement
U.S. ICE announced today seven major employers in the U.S., including Best Western International, Chick-fil-A, Inc., Hyatt, Kelly Services, Lexmark, Smoothie King and Toyota Motor Engineering and Manufacturing North America, have agreed to partner with ICE by joining the agency's IMAGE employment compliance program.
01/19/2011
Washington, DC
Worksite Enforcement
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Doing What's Right! is more than a slogan for Tyson Foods Inc., the newest member of the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Mutual Agreement between Government and Employers (IMAGE).
04/13/2012
Washington, DC
Worksite Enforcement
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Linden Heights Animal Hospital in Winchester, Va., has become the latest Washington-area employer to join a U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) program designed to strengthen hiring practices and combat the unlawful employment of illegal aliens.
01/10/2018
Washington, DC
Worksite Enforcement
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Ensuring each of its employees is legally authorized to work in the United States is one of many responsibilities facing every American business, from small start-up operations to our country’s largest and most prosperous corporations.

05/14/2018
Washington, DC
Worksite Enforcement
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From Oct. 1, 2017, through May 4, HSI opened 3,510 worksite investigations; initiated 2,282 I-9 audits; and made 594 criminal and 610 administrative worksite-related arrests, respectively. In comparison, for fiscal year 2017 – running October 2016 to September 2017 – HSI opened 1,716 worksite investigations; initiated 1,360 I-9 audits; and made 139 criminal arrests and 172 administrative arrests related to worksite enforcement.

12/14/2015
Washington, DC
Worksite Enforcement
The joint guidance was developed by the two agencies with significant input from the Department of Homeland Security’s Office of Civil Rights and Civil Liberties, the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, the Department of Labor, the National Labor Relations Board, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and stakeholders around the country.
03/20/2020
Washington, DC
Worksite Enforcement

Employers with employees taking physical proximity precautions due to COVID-19 will not be required to review the employee’s identity and employment authorization documents in the employee’s physical presence.

05/15/2008
Waterloo, IA
Worksite Enforcement
Last week, 305 of the 389 were arrested on criminal charges. Since then, six juvenile cases were dismissed, and three additional defendants were arrested. Of the 302 persons charged criminally only five have pending cases. As with any criminal case, a charge is merely an accusation; a defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.
05/17/2011
West Liberty, IA
Worksite Enforcement
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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.
08/06/2015
Westborough, MA
Worksite Enforcement
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Officials with Home Care Choices, Inc., doing business as Right at Home of Westborough, and ICE formally agreed on Aug. 6 to partner in the "IMAGE" program. The "ICE Mutual Agreement between Government and Employers" program partnership was signed during a ceremony held at Right at Home’s offices in Westborough.

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.
09/09/2015
Wichita, KS
Worksite Enforcement
Satishkumar A. Patel, 47, and Daxaben S. Patel, 36, both of McPherson, Kansas, entered their guilty pleas Sept. 9.

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