United States v. Martinez, No. 17-20230 (5th Cir. 2018)Annotate this Case
The Fifth Circuit affirmed defendant's conviction for various immigration crimes stemming from his participation in efforts to recruit and retain undocumented immigrants for employment at WMI in Houston. The court held that there was sufficient evidence to support defendant's conviction for conspiring to hire and for aiding and abetting in hiring undocumented aliens, for conspiracy to encourage or induce unlawful aliens to reside in the United States; and for aiding and abetting aggravated identity theft.