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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.
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.
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.

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).
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.
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.
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.

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.
08/28/2013
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. 

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.
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.

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).
05/14/2020
Washington, DC
Worksite Enforcement

Employers who were served notices of inspection (NOIs) by ICE during the month of March 2020 and had not already responded were granted an automatic extension for 60 days from the effective date. ICE will grant an additional extension of 30 days to these employers.

02/09/2011
Boston, MA
Worksite Enforcement
A Massachusetts medical center has become the country's first health care facility to sign an agreement with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) to strengthen hiring practices and to combat the unlawful employment of illegal aliens.
01/19/2011
Washington, DC
Worksite Enforcement
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Doing What's Right! is more than a slogan for Tyson Foods Inc., the newest member of the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Mutual Agreement between Government and Employers (IMAGE).
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.
09/20/2012
Searsport, ME
Worksite Enforcement
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GAC Chemical is a leading global producer and distributor of industrial, specialty, and fine inorganic and organic chemicals.
04/13/2012
Washington, DC
Worksite Enforcement
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Linden Heights Animal Hospital in Winchester, Va., has become the latest Washington-area employer to join a U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) program designed to strengthen hiring practices and combat the unlawful employment of illegal aliens.
12/14/2015
Washington, DC
Worksite Enforcement
The joint guidance was developed by the two agencies with significant input from the Department of Homeland Security’s Office of Civil Rights and Civil Liberties, the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, the Department of Labor, the National Labor Relations Board, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and stakeholders around the country.
01/14/2014
Hattiesburg, MS
Worksite Enforcement
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Southeast Mississippi Rural Health Initiative (SeMRHI) became the state's fifth employer to receive certification as an ICE Mutual Agreement between Government and Employers (IMAGE) partner during a ceremony at the company's headquarters Monday.
07/25/2017
Phoenix, AZ
Worksite Enforcement
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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.

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