Posts Tagged ‘illegal aliens’

Judge delays trial of couple accused of using illegal immigrants

by Associated Press Published: March 8,2012

Tags: courts, illegal aliens, immigrants, immigration, irrigation, judge, labor

RIDGELAND — A federal judge has pushed back until May the trial of a couple charged with knowingly using illegal immigrants at their irrigation company in central Mississippi. The trial had been scheduled for April in U.S. District Court in Jackson, but has been postponed until May 21. A federal indictment says Paul and Barbara […] [...]

Weitzel facing forfeiture for using illegal workers

by Associated Press Published: June 29,2011

Tags: federal government, illegal aliens, illegal workers, immigration

GULFPORT — Federal prosecutors want a South Mississippi businessman to forfeit $475,000 in an illegal immigration case. Randy Weitzel of Gulfport allegedly earned the money by employing illegal immigrants, including some who worked construction jobs at the federal courthouse in Gulfport where Weitzel was convicted and Keesler Air Force base in Biloxi. Weitzel was identified […] [...]

Ex-Howard official gets house arrest for hiring illegals

by Associated Press Published: March 3,2011

Tags: courts, illegal aliens, immigrants, immigration, manufacturing

LAUREL — The former human resources manager of a Mississippi company was sentenced today to six months house arrest for hiring hundreds of illegal immigrants who were rounded up in the largest workplace immigration raid in U.S. history. Jose Humberto Gonzalez pleaded guilty in Dec. 2009 to conspiracy and admitted hiring people he knew were […] [...]

Ex-Howard HR manager faces sentencing

by Associated Press Published: March 31,2010

Tags: illegal aliens, immigration, law enforcement, sentencing, workers

Sentencing has been postponed for a man who hired hundreds of illegal immigrants for one of Mississippi’s most successful private companies, the site of the nation’s biggest workplace raid. U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents detained about 600 illegal immigrants at Howard Industries’ electrical transformer plant in Laurel in Aug. 2008. Former human resources manager […] [...]

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