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11/12/2013
Pittsburgh, PA
Worksite Enforcement
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The R.M. Kerner Company, Erie, Pa., has partnered with Immigration and Customs Enforcement's employment compliance program, IMAGE, or ""ICE Mutual Agreement between Government and Employers.
08/17/2014
Phoenix, AZ
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"With this certification, Arizona Labor Force makes a strong statement in supporting federal hiring laws," said Matt Allen, special agent in charge of HSI Arizona. "When a large staffing company makes a proactive commitment to ensure they provide their customers with a lawful work force, it is not only good for those customers, but benefits the community as a whole."
10/20/2015
Phoenix, AZ
Worksite Enforcement
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Progressive Roofing, which is headquartered in Phoenix and has regional offices in 10 states, employs some 1,000 workers nationwide. The company was a subcontractor on several major construction projects, including the Arizona Cardinals’ stadium and the New Mexico Spaceport.
01/18/2012
Phoenix, AZ
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Pete King Construction Co. and Kearney Electric Inc. were certified as 'IMAGE' or 'ICE Mutual Agreement Between Government and Employers' partners during a ceremony Wednesday. IMAGE is a voluntary program that allows private industry to partner with ICE to reduce unauthorized employment and the use of fraudulent identity documents.
10/16/2012
Phoenix, AZ
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A mail-order gourmet brownie business became the 17th Arizona company to join 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 illegal aliens.
11/20/2014
Phoenix, AZ
Worksite Enforcement
Company owner Daniel Lewis “Danny” Hendon, 64, of Paradise Valley, was sentenced by U.S. District Court Judge Neil V. Wake to 12 months in prison followed by a year of home confinement. Hendon also agreed to divest himself of any future ownership, managerial or profit-sharing interest in the DFC organization.
07/11/2012
Phoenix, AZ
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Five Arizona businesses representing the steel fabrication, aviation, construction, landscaping and metal finishing industries became the latest employers to partner with ICE's Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) to strengthen their hiring practices, reduce fraud and ensure they employ a legal workforce.
11/12/2015
Phoenix, AZ
Worksite Enforcement
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Freeport-McMoRan, the world’s largest publicly traded copper, molybdenum, oil and natural gas producer, boasts a workforce of some 80,000 employees and contractors.
02/22/2013
Phoenix, AZ
Worksite Enforcement
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FM Solutions is a full-service architecture and design firm with 25 full-time employees.
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.
07/25/2017
Phoenix, AZ
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SUMCO Phoenix Corporation recently signed an agreement to participate in IMAGE (ICE Mutual Agreement between Government and Employers), a voluntary program in which ICE partners with businesses to reduce unauthorized employment and the use of fraudulent identity documents. SUMCO received its certificate earlier this month formally marking the firm’s entry into the program.

03/30/2017
Phoenix, AZ
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Special Devices, Inc. (SDI) and the Daicel Corporation recently signed agreements to participate in IMAGE (ICE Mutual Agreement between Government and Employers), a voluntary program in which ICE partners with businesses to reduce unauthorized employment and the use of fraudulent identity documents.

09/28/2017
Philadelphia, PA
Worksite Enforcement

Asplundh Tree Experts, Co., one of the largest privately-held companies in the United States, headquartered in Willow Grove, Pennsylvania, (“Asplundh”), pleaded guilty today to unlawfully employing aliens, in connection with a scheme in which the highest levels of Asplundh management remained willfully blind while lower level managers hired and rehired employees they knew to be ineligible to work in the United States.

02/24/2012
Orlando, FL
Worksite Enforcement

Six members of an Eastern European prostitution ring were sentenced to prison Thursday following an investigation by ICE's Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) and the Metropolitan Bureau of Investigation, a central Florida task force.

11/07/2018
Oklahoma City, OK
Worksite Enforcement

Seaboard Corporation, which operates a pork production plant in Guymon, Oklahoma, through its subsidiary Seaboard Foods L.L.C., agreed on Nov. 1, 2018, to pay a total of $1,006,000.

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.
04/24/2012
Oakland, CA
Worksite Enforcement
The husband and wife owners of a Bay Area Mexican restaurant chain were sentenced Tuesday on various immigration, Social Security and tax violations uncovered during a probe involving ICE's Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) and several other federal agencies and ordered to pay more than $2 million in restitution to IRS.
08/08/2012
Newark, NJ
Worksite Enforcement
Following an investigation and audit of Form I-9 documents by ICE's Homeland Security Investigations (HSI), a Secaucus, N.J., company, Infinite Visions LLC, has been fined $625,000 for failing to comply with employment eligibility verification requirements.
05/13/2015
Newark, NJ
Worksite Enforcement

Hiral Patel, 32, and Shikha Mohta, 31, both of Jersey City, New Jersey, were charged with one count each of conspiracy to bring in and harbor aliens, and to obstruct justice.

12/01/2016
Newark, NJ
Worksite Enforcement

Mohammad Abdul Wahid, 54, of Queens, New York, and Mohammed Iqbal Kabir, 42, of Bronx, New York, are charged by complaint with one count each of conspiracy to commit human trafficking related offenses, conspiracy to harbor undocumented persons for financial gain; and violating the Fair Labor Standards Act. 

08/02/2018
New York, NY
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The Trans Group and its five subsidiary corporations, headquartered in Spring Valley, NY, operate more than 1,300 vehicles, employ well over 2,000 employees and provide transportation services to hundreds of thousands of passengers annually. Applied DNA Sciences (ADNAS), headquartered in Stony Brook, New York, has approximately 61 employees. 

09/27/2018
New York, NY
Worksite Enforcement
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Over 300 companies convened at the Alexander Hamilton Customs House Thursday for the 2018 IMAGE Training and Forum.  New York based businesses have participated in this forum, hosted by with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE), Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) in New York, to learn more about the benefits of joining the agency’s employment compliance program IMAGE, or “ICE Mutual Agreement between Government and Employers.”

08/04/2017
New York, NY
Worksite Enforcement
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To qualify for IMAGE certification, partners agree to conduct a self-assessment of their hiring practices to uncover vulnerabilities that could be exploited by unauthorized workers; enroll in E-verify, an employment eligibility verification program; train staff on IMAGE Best Employment Practices and the use of new screening tools; and undergo a Form I-9 audit by ICE.

09/22/2014
New York, NY
Worksite Enforcement
When sentenced, Farrukh Baig, 58, of Head of Harbor, New York and Malik Yousaf, 52, of South Setauket, New York face up to 20 years’ imprisonment, and Bushra Baig, 50, of Head of Harbor, New York, Shahnawaz Baig, 63, of Virginia Beach, Virginia and Zahid Baig, 53, of Chesapeake, Virginia face up to 10 years’ imprisonment.
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. 

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