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09/30/2011
Fairfax, VA
Worksite Enforcement
A Virginia painting company, Thesis Painting, is partnering with the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) IMAGE program, or ICE Mutual Agreement between Government and Employers, to reduce fraud and the hiring of illegal workers.
09/09/2014
Fairfax, VA
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IMAGE stands for ICE Mutual Agreement between Government and Employers. As part of this agreement, Titania has pledged to maintain a secure and stable workforce and curtail the employment of unauthorized workers through outreach and education.
09/26/2012
Fayetteville, AR
Worksite Enforcement
Valentin Gutierrez was sentenced to 30 months in federal prison Monday for providing counterfeit immigration documents and Social Security cards to illegal aliens and then employing them at various locations across three states. The sentence follows an investigation led by ICE's Homeland Security Investigations (HSI).
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.
08/08/2018
Grand Island, NE
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This enforcement action is part of a 15-month, ongoing HSI investigation based on evidence that these companies allegedly knowingly hired illegal aliens at their facilities, and that many of these aliens are using fraudulent identification belonging to U.S. citizens.

12/28/2014
Greenbelt, MD
Worksite Enforcement
Raymond Scott Vincent, 47, of Gaithersburg, Maryland, was sentenced to two days in prison followed by 60 days of home confinement as part of 18 months of probation. Judge Paul W. Grimm also ordered Vincent to perform 80 hours of community service, pay a fine of $36,000 and forfeit $42,262.60.
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).
02/24/2012
Gulfport, MS
Worksite Enforcement
The owner and three managers of three local restaurants are facing federal charges related to the conspiracy to knowingly employ illegal aliens and to harbor them from authorities following an investigation by ICE's Homeland Security Investigations (HSI).
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.
05/29/2012
Harrisburg, PA
Worksite Enforcement
GPX/GPX, USA, a Texas-based seismic surveying company, and its field operations supervisor were charged Tuesday with harboring and transporting illegal aliens and conspiracy to commit those offenses in north central Pennsylvania oil and gas survey work. The case was investigated by ICE's Homeland Security Investigations (HSI)...
11/15/2012
Hartford, CT
Worksite Enforcement
Following an investigation and audit of Form I-9 documents by ICE's Homeland Security Investigations (HSI), 12 Connecticut employers were fined a total of $132,584.25 in fiscal year (FY) 2012 for various employment violations.
01/14/2014
Hattiesburg, MS
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Southeast Mississippi Rural Health Initiative (SeMRHI) became the state's fifth employer to receive certification as an ICE Mutual Agreement between Government and Employers (IMAGE) partner during a ceremony at the company's headquarters Monday.
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.
08/29/2018
Houston, TX
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Houston-based Waste Management of Texas has agreed to forfeit more than $5.5 million and perform remedial measures for a documented pattern and practice of hiring illegal aliens at the company’s Afton, Texas, location.

08/23/2013
Houston, TX
Worksite Enforcement
Thomas Gard, of Nederland, Texas, was charged along with Phillip Taylor Hallmark, of Winnie, Texas, in relation to transporting at least 42 illegal aliens to cleanup an oil spill in Kalamazoo, Mich., in August 2010.
03/31/2017
Houston, TX
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Rudy Alexander Martinez, 36, and Israel Arquimides Martinez, 44, were convicted by a federal jury April 8, 2016, following a two-week trial and after about six hours of deliberation.  Both were convicted of conspiracy to employ and employing illegal aliens, encouraging and inducing illegal aliens to enter and reside in the United States, and conspiracy to do same; they were also convicted of aggravated identity theft, which carries a mandatory two-year consecutive sentence added to any other sentence imposed. Also sentenced March 31 was Ceasar Santiago Arroyo, 51, of Houston, who pleaded guilty to the conspiracy.

05/18/2012
Houston, TX
Worksite Enforcement
ABC Professional Tree Services Inc. (ABC) has agreed to adhere to revised immigration compliance procedures and to pay $2 million as forfeited funds to the Department of Homeland Security related to revenue derived from the employment of illegal aliens.
07/15/2014
Houston, TX
Worksite Enforcement
The indictment was returned under seal May 21 and unsealed in its entirety July 16 after Ceasar Santiago Arroyo, 49, of Puerto Rico, surrendered to agents in Houston. Also charged and previously arrested were the following Houston residents: Mary Louise Flores, 43, Fernando Emmanuel Bustos, 31, Rudy Alexander Martinez, 33, and Israel Arquimides Martinez, 37.
08/11/2017
Houston, TX
Worksite Enforcement

The three owners of La Espiga De Oro (Espiga) — Alfredo Sosa Lira, 72, his wife Lydia Botello-Lira, 68, their daughter Lydia Lira, 25 — and night manager Roberto Guerra, 45, all of Houston, pleaded guilty to misdemeanor violations associated with their continued employment of illegal aliens between October 2011 and August 2015.

10/25/2012
Houston, TX
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Three Chinese nationals from the Katy, Texas, area were taken into custody Thursday, following the return of an indictment alleging a conspiracy to harbor and induce illegal aliens to reside in the U.S, and unlawful employment at the Bamboo Village, aka New Bamboo Village restaurant.
01/24/2012
Houston, TX
Worksite Enforcement
Atrium Companies, the owner of Houston-based Champion Window, and Advanced Containment Systems Inc. (ACSI), have agreed to adhere to revised immigration compliance programs and to each pay $2 million as forfeited funds to the Department of Homeland Security (DHS).
09/15/2011
Houston, TX
Worksite Enforcement
Five senior managers of the former IFCO Systems, N.A., a Houston-based corporation, pleaded guilty to hiring and employing unauthorized aliens at IFCO plants nationwide between January 2003 and April 2006.
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.
04/08/2016
Houston, TX
Worksite Enforcement
Guilty verdicts were returned April 8 against Rudy Alexander Martinez, 36, and Israel Arquimides Martinez, 44, following a two-week jury trial and about six hours of deliberation. Both were convicted of the conspiracy as well as employing illegal aliens, encouraging and inducing illegal aliens to reside in the United States, and conspiracy to do same, as well as aggravated identity theft.
08/15/2017
Houston, TX
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Joe Neel McGovern, owner of Pappa Yolk’s Grill, located at 5824 Spencer Highway in Pasadena, Texas, has volunteered his company to enter into the IMAGE program. The new partnership was marked by a ceremony Wednesday at the HSI Houston office.

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