OCAHO Reduces I-9 Fine from $114K to $58K: USA v. Golf International

OCAHO Reduces I-9 Fine from $114K to $58K: USA v. Golf International

"This is an action pursuant to the employer sanctions provisions of the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA), as amended by the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 (IRCA), 8 U.S.C. § 1324a (2012), in which the United States Department of Homeland Security, Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE or the government) filed a four-count complaint alleging that Golf International d.b.a. Desert Canyon Golf (Golf International, Golf, or the company) violated 8 U.S.C. § 1324a(a)(1)(B). Golf filed a timely answer. Prehearing procedures were undertaken, which included the filing of ICE’s first amended complaint dismissing some of the allegations and reducing the proposed penalty from $136,697 to $113,742.05. ... Golf International d.b.a. Desert Canyon Golf is ordered to pay a civil money penalty of $57,650 for engaging in 129 violations of 8 U.S.C. § 1324a(a)(1)(B)." - USA v. Golf International, June 13, 2014.