ICE Raids Texas Company, Arrests 280 Undocumented Workers (1)

April 4, 2019, 3:18 PMUpdated: April 4, 2019, 6:53 PM

More than 280 people were arrested on administrative charges of working unlawfully at a telecommunications equipment repair business in north Texas April 3.

The Immigration and Customs Enforcement raid on CVE Technology Group Inc. and four of its staffing companies follows an audit of the business’ I-9 employment verification forms that began in January. That audit revealed “numerous hiring irregularities,” ICE said in a statement.

“Businesses that knowingly hire illegal aliens create an unfair advantage over their competing businesses,” said Katrina Berger, special agent in charge of ICE’s Homeland Security Investigations in Dallas. “In addition, they take jobs away from ...

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