The U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency has
arrested 48 illegal immigrants working for a contractor at Seymour Johnson Air
Force Base in Goldsboro, NC.
According to an ICE news release, the workers, who made up a
majority of the workforce employed by contractor Parson Evergreen Corp.,
provided counterfeit identity documents in order to gain employment with the
Amazingly enough, the ICE news release said the contractor
itself was not under investigation at this time, but did not elaborate.
The illegal aliens have been charged with administrative
violations of immigration law and will be deported to their home countries of
Mexico, Honduras, El Salvador and the Ukraine.
The U.S. Attorney’s Office in the Eastern District of North
Carolina is prosecuting the case.