SEMO woman pleads in immigration case

POPLAR BLUFF, MO (KAIT)- A southeast Missouri woman says she is guilty of Illegal Immigration charges.

The United States Attorney General's office says thirty-six year old Christine Huang plead guilty to harboring, transporting, and employing illegal alien, as well as conspiracy to commit visa fraud.

Police say Huang was the manager of "China Buffet Mongolian Grill" in Poplar Bluff for a little over a year, where she employed several illegal aliens from China and Mexico.

According to court documents, Huang also got fake I.D's for some employees and tried to arrange marriage for one illegal alien to secure a visa.

Huang will be sentenced in March.

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