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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.

11/18/2013
Yuma, AZ
Worksite Enforcement
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HSI Yuma ASAC Jay Crede presents Jonathan Lines of Lines and Lundgreen Roofing and Insulation, Inc., with an IMAGE certificate during a ceremony Nov. 15. Lines and Lundgreen is the second Yuma company to become IMAGE certified.
02/03/2014
Albuquerque, NM
Worksite Enforcement
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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.
04/09/2018
Dallas, TX
Worksite Enforcement
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Special Agent in Charge Katrina W. Berger of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) on Monday presented a certificate to Rockwall County to become the first Texas county to become an “IMAGE” member.

10/25/2012
Houston, TX
Worksite Enforcement
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.
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.
01/21/2015
Fairfax, VA
Worksite Enforcement
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Simpson Unlimited was founded in 1992 and currently employs approximately 125 individuals. The company handles construction projects ranging from simple repairs to multimillion dollar contracts. Some of the company’s largest projects include: the Rayburn House and Senate Building, the Ritz Carlton in Tysons Corner and the Freer Gallery of Art.
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.
03/08/2013
Scranton, PA
Worksite Enforcement
Ethan Nguyen, the operator of temporary employment agencies that provided contracted services in Scranton and Wilkes-Barre, Pa., was sentenced Thursday to one year in prison on federal charges of harboring illegal aliens and mail fraud.
07/24/2018
Washington, DC
Worksite Enforcement
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From July 16 to 20, the second phase of the operation, HSI served 2,738 NOIs and made 32 arrests. During the first phase of the operation, Jan. 29 to March 30, HSI served 2,540 NOIs and made 61 arrests.

11/15/2012
Portland, ME
Worksite Enforcement
Following an investigation and audit of Form I-9 documents by ICE's Homeland Security Investigations (HSI), eight Maine employers were fined a total of $78,966.50 in fiscal year (FY) 2012 for various employment violations.
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.
03/19/2015
Kansas City, KS
Worksite Enforcement
Keith L. Countess, 55, of Lawrence, Kansas, and five others were charged via a federal indictment alleging they were part of a scheme to convert more than $13 million in payroll checks into cash to pay crews of undocumented workers installing drywall in the Kansas City metro area.
08/01/2011
Cedar Rapids, IA
Worksite Enforcement
Chan Gia Duong and Phung Ca Long, a Vinton, Iowa couple who continued to defy the law even after they had already pleaded guilty to federal charges, was sentenced for multiple federal crimes including health care fraud, tax evasion and harboring illegal aliens. This investigation was led by U.S. ICE's Homeland Security Investigations (HSI)...
06/30/2015
Albuquerque, NM
Worksite Enforcement
Wen Ping Chen, 30, of Rio Rancho, New Mexico, and his brother Wen Qiu Chen, 31, of Santa Fe, were also ordered to forfeit a residence located on Aztec Court in Rio Rancho that was used to facilitate the Chens’ criminal conduct. Although the amount of restitution to be paid by the Chen brothers will be determined at a later date, the court noted that the restitution order will be at least $120,000.
04/26/2013
Scranton, PA
Worksite Enforcement
"The HSI investigation revealed that Rama Putra engaged in a conspiracy to promote and conceal the profits of a temporary employment agency known as ""H and Y Staffing Inc.,"" operating out of a Scranton address. The business recruited, employed, and transported an illegal work force. "
09/25/2018
Detroit, MI
Worksite Enforcement
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In addition to the recognition of SERVEPRO and Pilot Freight Services, more than 60 Detroit-area employers attended an open house where they heard expert presentations about Form I-9 training, USCIS E-Verify updates, Office of Special Counsel training and fraudulent document detection training.

12/04/2012
Wichita, KS
Worksite Enforcement
A Wichita-based McDonald's franchisee pleaded guilty Tuesday to knowingly accepting false documents to hire an illegal alien as a manager for one of its local restaurants after an investigation led by ICE's Homeland Security Investigations (HSI).
11/18/2011
Boston, MA
Worksite Enforcement
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The Lowell Housing Authority has signed the state's first-ever agreement between a local housing authority and ICE to strengthen hiring practices and to combat the unlawful employment of illegal aliens.
08/10/2014
Huntsville, AL
Worksite Enforcement
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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.
07/08/2011
Springfield, IL
Worksite Enforcement
Five individuals previously employed at the local La Fiesta Mexican Restaurant made initial federal court appearances on Friday. The workers were each charged by criminal complaint following execution of a search warrant as part of an ongoing worksite enforcement operation conducted by agents with U.S. ICE's Homeland Security Investigations (HSI).
09/29/2015
San Juan, PR
Worksite Enforcement
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“I am pleased to welcome our new IMAGE partners,” said Ricardo Mayoral, deputy special agent in charge of HSI San Juan, who has been working closely with company officials in the IMAGE participation process.
08/19/2012
Milford, MA
Worksite Enforcement
The Town of Milford, with more than 1,500 employees, has partnered with ICE to protect the integrity of their workforce.
08/28/2013
Albuquerque, NM
Worksite Enforcement
HSI special agents initiated an investigation into allegations the two brothers were harboring illegal aliens who worked at their two restaurants.
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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