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Oct 04, 2017

Pennsylvania Tree Removal Company Fined $95 Million for Hiring Undocumented Immigrants

A Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, tree removal company was fined $95 million after pleading guilty before the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania to violating several federal immigration laws due to the company’s practice of hiring and rehiring undocumented immigrants.  Federal prosecutors described the fine as the largest ever for an immigration-related case.

As part of its plea, the company admitted to employing undocumented immigrants whom company management knew were ineligible to work in the United States. » Read More

May 21, 2013

Would You Like ICE with Your I-9?

In the SEA M&A Liquidity Advisor Newsletter, I am discussing what business owners should know about I-9 audits.

Unless you’ve been hunting in the Outback for the last few years, you should be deeply aware of government’s concern regarding the employment of undocumented workers. In fact, the Department of Homeland Security Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) has dramatically stepped up its audit and enforcement activity, otherwise known as I-9 audits.  

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