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09/22/2011
Rochester, NY
Worksite Enforcement
J. Guadalupe Hernandez, the owner of El Jimador Mexican Restaurant in upstate New York, has been charged with harboring three illegal aliens in the basement of his business. ICE Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) special agents found the three men living in the basement during the execution of a search warrant at the restaurant in March 2011.
07/22/2016
Sacramento, CA
Worksite Enforcement

According to the agreement, in March 2012, HSI audited employee I-9 immigration forms at Mary’s Gone Crackers Inc., based in Gridley. Later, in May 2012, HSI notified the company that 49 of its employees appeared not to be authorized to work in the U.S. After one employee provided corrected documentation, Mary’s Gone Crackers informed ICE the other 48 had resigned or been terminated.

06/19/2018
Salem, OH
Worksite Enforcement
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During the search warrant execution, authorities identified 146 Fresh Mark employees working at the Salem meat processor who were subject to arrest for immigration violations.

09/09/2014
Salt Lake City, UT
Worksite Enforcement
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The Sinclair Services Company subsidiary, which operates hotel and resort properties in Utah, Wyoming, Arizona, California, and Idaho, will avoid criminal prosecution in exchange for its full cooperation with HSI’s investigation and taking action to correct its hiring practices.
11/17/2014
San Antonio, TX
Worksite Enforcement
IMAGE is a nationwide program that assists employers, strengthens hiring practices and curtails the employment of unauthorized workers through outreach, education and partnership.
01/17/2012
San Bernadino, CA
Worksite Enforcement
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A manufacturing firm and a major transportation company have become the latest Los Angeles-area employers to join a U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) program designed to strengthen hiring practices and combat the unlawful employment of illegal aliens.
10/14/2011
San Dego, CA
Worksite Enforcement
The owner and manager of the La Jolla, Calif., bakery The French Gourmet, Inc., pleaded guilty Thursday to a longtime practice of hiring illegal aliens following a four-year probe by U.S. ICE's Homeland Security Investigations (HSI). Michel Malecot and Richard Kauffmann pleaded guilty to the felony offense of hiring at least 10 illegal aliens...
05/31/2012
San Diego, CA
Worksite Enforcement
"Symcoat Metal Processing Inc.,a San Diego-based company that specializes in metal finishing services, has partnered with ICE's Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) by joining the agency's employment compliance program IMAGE, or ""ICE Mutual Agreement between Government and Employers."""
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.
02/02/2015
San Diego, CA
Worksite Enforcement
Hyperikon Inc. is the 17th San Diego-area business to become an IMAGE member. IMAGE is a voluntary partnership that helps employers maintain a lawful workforce and reduce unauthorized employment and the use of fraudulent identity documents.
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.
06/27/2012
San Diego, CA
Worksite Enforcement
Cask LLC, a female-owned small business that offers administrative and technology services to clients in multiple sectors has become the latest San Diego-based employer 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.
01/20/2015
San Diego, CA
Worksite Enforcement
McCain Inc., which began operations in 1987, is the 16th San Diego-area business to become an IMAGE member. IMAGE is a voluntary partnership that helps employers maintain a lawful workforce and reduce unauthorized employment and the use of fraudulent identity documents.
02/20/2013
San Diego, CA
Worksite Enforcement
Two San Diego-area businesses representing the steel and security industries are the latest employers to join U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Homeland Security Investigation (HSI) partnership program designed to strengthen hiring practices and combat the unlawful employment of unauthorized workers.
12/22/2011
San Diego, CA
Worksite Enforcement
A La Jolla, Calif., bakery, The French Gourmet, Inc., along with its owner and manager, were sentenced in federal court Thursday on charges stemming from a four-year probe by ICE's Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) that the business hired illegal alien workers. The defendants were fined nearly $400,000.
02/13/2019
San Diego, CA
Worksite Enforcement
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During the operation, 26 individuals working at the market were determined to be in the United States without authorization. They were temporarily taken into custody and released pending the outcome of their immigration case.

04/12/2016
San Diego, CA
Worksite Enforcement
Epsilon Systems Solutions Inc. is the 18th San Diego-area employer to become an IMAGE member. IMAGE is a voluntary partnership that helps employers maintain a lawful workforce and reduce unauthorized employment and the use of fraudulent identity documents.
02/05/2013
San Diego, CA
Worksite Enforcement
As part its enforcement strategy to reduce illegal employment and protect job opportunities for the nation's lawful workforce, U.S. ICE announced Tuesday that 10 employers in San Diego and Imperial counties were fined by ICE during fiscal year 2012 for various employment-related violations.
10/13/2011
San Diego, CA
Worksite Enforcement
The president of a San Diego-area car wash and its business manager are facing federal charges following a seven-month investigation into the company's hiring practices by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI).
02/23/2012
San Diego, CA
Worksite Enforcement
A San Diego-area private country club with more than 70 employees is partnering with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) to strengthen its hiring practices, reduce fraud and ensure it hires a legal workforce.
06/08/2016
San Diego, CA
Worksite Enforcement

WestAir Gases & Equipment, a family-owned business formerly known as San Diego Welders Supply, is the 19th San Diego-area employer to become an IMAGE member. Most of the company’s over 200 employees work at offices in Southern California, including the firm’s headquarters in San Diego. The company also has offices in Texas and Arizona.

01/19/2012
San Diego, CA
Worksite Enforcement
The owner and manager of a San Diego-area car wash pleaded guilty Thursday to knowingly hiring illegal aliens following a seven-month investigation by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI).
08/17/2016
San Francisco, CA
Worksite Enforcement

Yaowapha Ritdet, 56, of Ukiah, admitted she knowingly hired Thai nationals who were illegally present in the United States to work at her restaurants, Ruen Tong Thai Cuisine and the Walter Café, both located in Ukiah.

09/05/2013
San Juan, PR
Worksite Enforcement
Twenty-four Puerto Rican businesses Wednesday became the latest employers to partner with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) to strengthen their hiring practices, reduce fraud and ensure they employ a legal workforce.

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