Atlanta Airport restaurant operator joins ICE program

ICE and Hartsfield-Jackson

ICE and Hartsfield-Jackson

Hojeij Branded Foods, which operates 22 restaurants at Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport, recently became the first airport restaurant operator in the country to be certified under the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's IMAGE program.

The voluntary program for stringent screening of workers’ documentation, called ICE Mutual Agreement between Government and Employers program and known by the acronym IMAGE, started in 2006.

Hojeij-operated restaurants at Hartsfield-Jackson include Varasano’s, P.F. Chang’s, Gordon Biersch, Cat Cora’s Kitchen, Goldberg’s Bagels & Deli, Great Wraps, Chick-fil-A and others.

>> To read more about why ICE is focused on improving employee screening for airport workers, and how businesses qualify for waived or reduced fines for inadvertent violations, get the full story on


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