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01/19/2012
Dayton, OH
Worksite Enforcement
Following an investigation and audit of Form I-9 documents by ICE's Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) and the Germantown Police Department, El Rancho Grande in Germantown, Ohio, has been fined more than $20,000 for failing to comply with employment eligibility verification requirements.
04/09/2012
Biloxi, MS
Worksite Enforcement
VT Halter Marine, United States Marine, INC., and DCD Construction, INC., joined IMAGE, which provides businesses an opportunity to partner with the agency to develop a more secure and stable workforce.
01/09/2018
Boston, MA
Worksite Enforcement
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CDF Corporation becomes the eleventh company in Massachusetts to date to sign on to the IMAGE program.

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.
10/18/2019
Chicago, IL
Worksite Enforcement

The following four operators were charged with one count of knowingly harboring an illegal alien and one count of knowingly engaging in a pattern or practice of hiring illegal aliens: Dora Kuzelka, 81, of Elgin, Illinois; Kenneth Kuzelka, 62, of Chicago; Kari Kuzelka, 56, of Elgin; and Keith Kuzelka, 58, of Elgin.

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.
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.
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.
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.
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.

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.

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.
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.
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.
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.
09/25/2018
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.

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. "
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.
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)...
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).
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.

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. 

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.
12/11/2018
Washington, DC
Worksite Enforcement

In fiscal year 2018, HSI opened 6,848 worksite investigations compared to 1,691 in FY17; initiated 5,981 I-9 audits compared to 1,360; and made 779 criminal and 1,525 administrative worksite-related arrests compared to 139 and 172, respectively; all of these categories surged by 300 to 750 percent over the previous fiscal year.

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.

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