United States Flag
Official Website of the Department of Homeland Security

Report Crimes: Email or Call 1-866-DHS-2-ICE

mobile search image

News Releases

Share

  • Email icon
  • Facebook icon
  • Twitter icon
  • Print icon

All News Releases

Search Help:

The displayed items are limited to the latest 1,250 news releases that match your filter criteria. Please try narrowing your filter criteria by date, topic or location if you do not find the news release you are seeking.

01/29/2014
Jacksonville, FL
Worksite Enforcement
Based on information gleaned from an audit, HSI special agents determined between approximately March 2011 and 2012, Juan Carlos Angel hired employees who were citizens of other countries and not legally permitted to work in the United States at his restaurants.
01/29/2014
Beaumont, TX
Worksite Enforcement
Image Icon
According to court documents, two employment referral businesses operating out of Houston recruited illegal aliens, mostly from Mexico and Central America, to work in Chinese restaurants. These workers routinely worked 12 hours per day, six days per week.
01/31/2014
Denver, CO
Worksite Enforcement
Premier Paving Inc. (PPI) was charged by misdemeanor Information Aug. 21. An executive, Russ Otterstein, on behalf of the corporation, signed an agreement Oct. 9 where the company pleaded guilty to unlawfully hiring illegal aliens.
02/03/2014
Albuquerque, NM
Worksite Enforcement
Image Icon
A New Mexico fast-food chain, Blake's Lotaburger, joined ICE's Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) Friday in a nationwide program that helps employers strengthen hiring practices, and prevents the unlawful employment of unauthorized workers.
02/05/2014
Tampa, FL
Worksite Enforcement
Image Icon
With the Department of Defense as one of their primary clients, two Tampa-based consulting companies realized the importance of protecting the security of our nation. That's why Visual Awareness Technologies and Consulting Inc. and EKS Group LLC have become the latest employers to be certified by ICE's employment compliance program called IMAGE.
02/23/2014
Atlanta, GA
Worksite Enforcement
Image Icon
Peter Witkiewicz, the owner of Comfort Keepers, was presented a certificate of completion Thursday, indicating his company is a certified IMAGE partner.
03/26/2014
Bangor, ME
Worksite Enforcement
Mei Juan Zhang, a restaurant manager from Fairfield, was sentenced March 25 to 14 months of imprisonment, followed by three years of supervised release, for harboring undocumented aliens for commercial advantage and private financial gain.
04/13/2014
Boston, MA
Worksite Enforcement
Video Icon
The inspection of the employers' documents is part of HSI's worksite enforcement strategy that launched in 2009 to reduce the demand for illegal employment and protect employment opportunities for the nation's lawful workforce.
06/02/2014
Beaumont, TX
Worksite Enforcement
Lina Sun, 54, and Chenglun Ma, 57, pleaded guilty to racketeering influenced and corrupt organizations (RICO) conspiracy charges before U.S. Magistrate Judge Keith Giblin.
06/26/2014
Tampa, FL
Worksite Enforcement
Image Icon
Lakeland-based Publix Super Markets Inc., the largest employee-owned grocery chain in the United States, became the latest employer Friday to partner with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) employment compliance program.
07/08/2014
Bangor, ME
Worksite Enforcement
Mei Ya Zhang, 29, of Waterville, was sentenced by Chief Judge John A. Woodcock Jr. for harboring undocumented aliens, money laundering conspiracy and conspiracy to file false employer's quarterly federal tax returns. In addition to imprisonment, Zhang was also ordered to pay more than $88,000 in restitution to the IRS. Zhang pleaded guilty to the charges June 5, 2013.
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.
07/23/2014
New York, NY
Worksite Enforcement
Image Icon
Clare Rose Inc. is strengthening its hiring practices to ensure it is employing a legal workforce. IMAGE is a voluntary program that allows private sector businesses to partner with the agency to reduce unauthorized employment and the use of fraudulent identity documents. As a result, a participating employer is able to maintain a more secure, stable workforce.
07/31/2014
Seattle, WA
Worksite Enforcement
Image Icon
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.
08/10/2014
Huntsville, AL
Worksite Enforcement
Image Icon
Huntsville-based System Dynamics International (SDI), which provides high technology engineering services to American and Australian militaries, became the latest employer to be certified by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) employment compliance program called IMAGE at a ceremony Monday.
08/17/2014
Phoenix, AZ
Worksite Enforcement
Image Icon
"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."
08/20/2014
El Paso, TX
Worksite Enforcement
Ecotex is the fourth employer in New Mexico to become a full IMAGE partner. There are more than 250 IMAGE partners throughout the United States.
09/08/2014
Kansas City, KS
Worksite Enforcement
Quan Liu, 26, of Kansas City, Missouri, pleaded guilty Sept. 9 to one count of conspiring to harbor aliens who were in the United States illegally.
09/09/2014
Salt Lake City, UT
Worksite Enforcement
Image Icon
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.
09/09/2014
Fairfax, VA
Worksite Enforcement
Image Icon
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.
09/22/2014
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.
09/25/2014
San Juan, PR
Worksite Enforcement
Image Icon
The 25 companies officially became members of ICE's Mutual Agreement between Government and Employers (IMAGE) Thursday during the largest IMAGE signing ceremony since inception of the program.
10/19/2014
Kansas City, KS
Worksite Enforcement
The owner of two Chinese restaurants in the Kansas City area pleaded guilty Monday to conspiring to employ and harbor illegal alien workers, announced U.S. Attorney Barry Grissom, District of Kansas.
10/21/2014
Tampa, FL
Worksite Enforcement
Image Icon

As part of this agreement, Santa Rosa County School District, Colorado Boxed Beef Company and its 3 subsidiaries: ATG Transportation LLC, PREFCO Distribution LLC and The Great Fish Company LLC, have pledged to maintain a secure and stable workforce and curtail the employment of unauthorized workers through outreach and education.

11/04/2014
Chicago, IL
Worksite Enforcement
Durable Inc., located in Wheeling, Illinois, manufactures aluminum products for retail and food-service customers.

Pages