Poultry Plant Assessed Heavy Fine for Immigration Violations

The U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (USICE) reported this past weekend that Koch Foods of Cincinnati LLC, a poultry processing plant was assessed and paid over $536,000 in fines for violations of the U.S. immigration laws concerning the hiring of undocumented…

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USCIS Using More Resources to Combat Immigration Fraud

The Orlando Sentinel reported today that the U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services  (USCIS) has increased its resources and reorganized anti fraud operations to include an Office of Fraud Detection and National Security in light of the passage of the H-1B Visa…

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Federal Government Agrees Not to Prosecute Owners of Poultry Packing Plant

The U.S. Immigration & Customs Enforcement (USICE) reported recently that the U.S. Attorney’s Office have reached a non-prosecution agreement with Pilgrim’s Pride, a poultry packing plant in connection with the hiring and employment of undocumented immigrants. Based on the terms and conditions…

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USICE Seeks over $ 40,000 in Fines From Manufacturer

The Orlando Sentinel reported today that the U.S. Immigration & Customs Enforcement (USICE) fined a manufacturer from Detroit, MI accused of failing to properly complete approximately 100 employment eligibility forms for its workers. The USICE conducted an audit back in March of this…

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USCIS Extends Certain Immigration Benefits Until September 2012

The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) reported today that  the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Appropriations Act of 2010, signed by President Obama on October 28, 2009, has extended the E-Verify, the Immigrant Investor (EB-5 Pilot Program), the Special…

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