Maunfacturing Co. Pays $2.5 Million Fine

By |2011-02-26T21:31:09+00:00February 26th, 2011|Categories: Government Agency Actions - USCIS, ICE, etc., Immigration Compliance|Tags: , , |

Last week, a Mississippi based manufacturing company, Howard Industries agreed to pay a fine of $2.5 million for a variety of I-9 and other immigration violations as part of a plea in Federal Court. This case arises from a 2008 raid. What is most interesting is that Howard was a participant in the government's highly touted E-Verify program. Seems like the program worked really well to protect this company from liability. A panacea, it is not.