Tag Archives: Homeland Security Investigations

ICE Chief Announces Significant Increase in Worksite Enforcement Actions and Promises Arrests of Undocumented Workers

Tom Homan, the Acting Director of Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), has ordered ICE’s Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) unit to increase the amount of time it spends on worksite enforcement actions “by four or five times,” consistent with the Trump administration’s stated goal of curbing illegal immigration. Notably, Acting Director Homan also announced a marked … Continue Reading

U.S. Attorney’s Office Charges Texas-Based Firm and Field Operations Supervisor with Harboring and Transporting Illegal Aliens; $10 Million Fine and 100-Year Prison Term at Stake

On May 29, 2012, the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania announced the unsealing of a 20-count indictment against GPX/GPX, USA, a Texas-based seismic surveying company, and its field operations supervisor, Douglas C. Wiggill. The indictment charges the company and Wiggill with conspiracy to harbor and transport illegal aliens, as well as the commission of these offenses, for failing to complete Forms I-9 and verify the immigration status of 19 illegal aliens hired to work on a seismic surveying project in Lycoming County, Pennsylvania.… Continue Reading