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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.
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.
05/02/2013
Scranton, PA
Worksite Enforcement
Wally Nguyen of Danville, Pa., was convicted May 2 for conspiracy to commit money laundering, harboring, transporting and employing illegal aliens. The conviction is the result of an extensive investigation led by ICE's Homeland Security Investigations (HSI).
08/05/2015
Cedar Rapids, IA
Worksite Enforcement
Michael Thomas Millenkamp, 47, of Earlville, Iowa, was convicted on one count of harboring, encouraging and inducing aliens to reside unlawfully in the United States.
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.

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.
02/25/2011
Chicago, IL
Worksite Enforcement
The president of two Chicago-area staffing companies that supplied temporary workers to suburban warehouses has been sentenced to 18 months in prison for hiring illegal aliens to form his labor pool. The sentence resulted from a worksite enforcement investigation conducted by U.S. ICE's Homeland Security Investigations (HSI).
07/21/2011
Boston, MA
Worksite Enforcement
Following an investigation and audit of Form I-9 documents by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI), 14 New England employers have been fined this fiscal year for various violations that enabled companies to hire illegal aliens.
10/18/2016
Buffalo, NY
Worksite Enforcement

The men charged in the complaint were Sergio Ramses Mucino, 42, Jose Sanchez-Ocampo, 37, and Marguin Sanchez, 22, all of Buffalo. The charge carries a maximum penalty of 10 years in prison and $250,000 fine.

02/22/2012
Atlanta, GA
Worksite Enforcement
Three owners of an Atlanta meat supply business, Rhett Maughon, Rafael Villarreal, Sr., and Marcus Maughon, have been sentenced to serve time in federal prison following a joint investigation by ICE's Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) and the Internal Revenue Service (IRS).
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.
01/26/2017
New York, NY
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Sai W. Fung, president and CEO of Bren-Tronics, Inc. and UltraCell, LLC and the owner of RCE Manufacturing, LLC has volunteered on behalf of each company to enter the IMAGE program. The new partnership was marked Thursday by an ceremony at HSI New York’s Manhattan office.

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.
02/13/2019
San Diego, CA
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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.

09/12/2012
Dubuque, IA
Worksite Enforcement
An eastern Iowa construction company owner, Thomas C. Kehoe, was sentenced in federal court Wednesday on charges of harboring illegal aliens. This sentence resulted from an investigation by ICE's Homeland Security Investigations (HSI).
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.
09/18/2013
Ellsworth, ME
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Allen's Blueberry Freezer Inc. is a wild blueberry grower, freezer and processor in eastern Maine. They currently employ 45 at their Ellsworth facility. The partnership was marked Wednesday by a signing ceremony at the company's facility.
11/12/2015
Phoenix, AZ
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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.
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.

11/08/2011
Detroit, MI
Worksite Enforcement
The owners of Aquila Farms, LLC, were sentenced to three years of probation and ordered to pay fines totaling $234,000 for hiring illegal aliens and aiding and abetting each other to do so. The convictions of Johannes Martinus Verhaar and Anthonia Marjanne Verhaar were the result of an investigation by U.S. ICE's Homeland Security Investigations.
01/25/2011
Boston, MA
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Aetna Fire Alarm Service Company, Inc. has signed the state's first-ever agreement with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) to strengthen hiring practices and to combat the unlawful employment of illegal aliens.
10/31/2011
Tucson, AZ
Worksite Enforcement
The president of a Sierra Vista, Ariz., drywall and stucco company, Ivan T. Hardt, pleaded guilty Friday to federal criminal charges resulting from a probe by U.S. ICE's Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) that revealed he hired unauthorized alien workers.
01/12/2011
Cedar Rapids, IA
Worksite Enforcement
A Benton County, Iowa, dairy farmer was convicted Tuesday of one count of knowingly employing illegal aliens. The convictions are the culmination of a joint investigation by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) and local Iowa law enforcement.
04/13/2011
Savannah, GA
Worksite Enforcement
A federal indictment, unsealed today in federal court, charged Oscar Lazo, 51, a citizen of Peru; Eva Ramos, 35, a citizen of the United States; Mauricio Cruz, a citizen of Mexico; Manuel Cruz, a citizen of Mexico; and an unnamed defendant with conspiring to sell the stolen identities of U.S. citizens.
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.

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