7 Aliens Arrested Illegally Working All 6 Mexicans and one Canadian have been placed in removal proceedings [open pdf - 19KB]
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security Immigration and Customs Enforcement made the following news release on October 5, 2005: "MOUNTAIN HOME, Idaho -- Seven illegal alien men were arrested at the U.S. Air Force Base here yesterday following an investigation by U.S Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and the U.S Air Force Office of Special Investigations (OSI). ICE special agents arrested the aliens -- six from Mexico and one from Canada -- who were working for Nutek Construction, which was sub-contracted to build housing on the secure air base. According to its website, Nutek is based in Brisbane, Calif. Parsons Evergreen, a construction company with contracts on a variety of military bases, was the primary contractor but was not part of this investigation. ICE special agents interviewed more than 70 people during yesterday's investigation, including about 30 people from Nutek. This investigation is part of an ongoing ICE comprehensive strategy for fighting illegal immigration that includes effective worksite enforcement aimed at promoting national security, protecting critical infrastructure and ensuring fair labor standards. In addition to military bases, ICE has also conducted similar operations at oil refineries, nuclear power plants and airports."
U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement: http://www.ice.gov/