On Tuesday, May 28, 2019, Colorado Governor Jared Polis signed into law House Bill 1124, Protect Colorado Residents From Federal Government Overreach :
" BILL SUMMARY
The bill allows a law enforcement officer or employee to cooperate or...
Two defendants plead guilty to forced labor scheme that exploited Guatemalan migrants at egg farms
"A leader of a human trafficking ring pleaded guilty yesterday in federal court to charges that he lured Guatemalan minors and adults into the United...
"[W]e hold that, when, as here, a defendant shows that his or her guilty plea may have serious legal consequences under federal immigration law notwithstanding its withdrawal pursuant to section 18-1.3-102(2), the defendant may challenge the constitutionality...
"Voisine knowingly submitted H2B application forms containing
falsifications or misrepresentations to the U.S. Department of Labor in
October 2007. The forms said Santa Cruz Management would employ 306
workers from the Philippines in the housekeeping...
"Kizzy Kalu, age 49, of Highlands Ranch, [Colorado,] was found guilty today of 89 counts of mail fraud, visa fraud, human trafficking and money laundering by a federal jury, the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Colorado announced...
"The issue on appeal is whether a noncitizen defendant, admitted into the United States as a refugee, is entitled to withdraw his guilty plea to a complaint charging assault by means of a dangerous weapon, where his attorney did not make a reasonable...
SAN DIEGO — "A judge fined the owner of a popular restaurant and bakery
nearly $400,000 Thursday for employing [unauthorized] immigrants in a rare case
of federal prosecutors charging an employer with illegal hiring. Michel Malecot, 59...
"EARL SETH DAVID, a/k/a "Rabbi Avraham David,” pled guilty today to operating a massive immigration fraud mill through his Manhattan-based law practice. ... From 1996 until early 2009, DAVID operated a Manhattan-based immigration law firm...
"The owner of one of San Diego’s most established dining rooms and
high-end bakeries, The French Gourmet, pleaded guilty Thursday in
federal court to the longtime practice of hiring undocumented workers."
San Diego Union-Tribune...
"A southern Arizona contractor pleaded guilty in Tucson on Friday to
knowingly hiring illegal immigrants, the first case in the state in
which authorities pursued criminal charges instead of just fines." - Associated Press, Oct. 28, 2011...
After an I-9 inspection resulting in the firing of many unauthorized workers, the company rehired workers under different names and/or using false documents.
DOJ July 14, 2015 press release here .
Factual Basis, Case 2:15-cr-00156-JCZ-JCW Document...