Hossein Bagheri, owner of two Salsalito Mexican food restaurants here in San Antonio, plead guilty to hiring illegal immigrants to work in his restaurants. The owner was placed on probation for five years by U.S. District Judge Orlando Garcia. The owner was also ordered to pay a fine of $250,000 and the restaurant corporation was ordered to pay $500,000. The General Manager and the Human Resources Manager also plead guilty, They have not yet been sentenced. See San Antonio Express News report.
This is a first for San Antonio, If this continues, most Mexican food restaurants will close down in town, as well as most construction contractors…….