You'd think a million-dollar fine would have hammered home the lesson. Nearly five years ago, that's what retailer Abercrombie & Fitch paid ICE to settle an I-9 audit beef. Seems the company's hand-crafted, artisanal electronic I-9 system...
Washington Apple Orchard Fined $2.25M - "U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) reached a multimillion dollar settlement Tuesday with Prescott-based Broetje Orchards, LLC, for its civil violations of the Immigration Reform and Control Act...
"Federal immigration authorities based in Atlanta audited 105 businesses for illegal hiring practices during the last fiscal year, arrested scores of workers and slapped employers with nearly $900,000 in fines, the third-highest total in the nation...
"Salt Lake City-based Grand America Hotels and Resorts will forfeit nearly $2 million for hiring unauthorized workers, including illegal aliens, according to a non-prosecution agreement signed last week between the company, the U.S. Attorney for...
"When U.S. immigration agents scoured the hiring paperwork on file at
Advanced Containment System Inc. last year, they found identification
cards supposedly issued by the "Texas Department of Safety." Words
"A Washington-based supplier of fresh organic herbs to nearly 2,700
grocers was sentenced Tuesday to $1 million in criminal fines and
probation for hiring [unauthorized] aliens...'In the midst of an I-9 administrative audit, HerbCo hired...
"As part its enforcement strategy to reduce illegal employment and protect job opportunities for the nation's lawful workforce, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) announced Tuesday that 10 employers in San Diego and Imperial counties...
"Generally, ICE’s worksite enforcement administrative inspection process met the requirements of the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986. However, ICE’s Homeland Security Investigations directorate has not adequately monitored...
"The owners of Aquila Farms, LLC, were sentenced Tuesday to three
years of probation and ordered to pay fines totaling $234,000 for hiring [unauthorized] aliens and aiding and abetting each other to do so. The
convictions were the result of an...
" Soccer and football (as well as football’s distant cousin, rugby), are commonly thought to have all descended from the same simple, noble Greek game called Harpastum . However, as each sport evolved, football became reliant on precision and...
"The Department of Homeland Security, continuing its crackdown on
employers who hire [unauthorized] immigrants, has ordered hundreds of companies
in recent weeks to submit their hiring records for inspection. This year's first "silent...
"Over the last few months, an East Bay steel company has been shedding
about a third of its work force and it's not because of the economy.
Pacific Steel was served with what immigrant advocates call a "silent
raid." The company...
"U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement reached its highest number yet of companies audited for [unauthorized] immigrants on their payrolls this past fiscal year. Audits of employer I-9 forms increased from 250 in fiscal year 2007 to more than...
Mexican Grill Inc received a subpoena from the Securities and Exchange
Commission as part of an expanding investigation into its alleged hiring
of undocumented workers. The Denver-based company fired
about 500 employees more than a year...
"The calls from clients who received visits from Department of Homeland
Security’s Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agents started to
trickle in last Thursday afternoon. Although nothing has been announced,
we have reason to...