Elmira/Corning Regional Airport

Undocumented Immigrants Arrested at Elmira-Corning Airport

Authorities say workers had fake ID's, worked for natural gas industry

Undocumented Immigrants Arrested at Elmira-Corning Airport

     BIG FLATS (WENY) -- Seven undocumented immigrants were arrested at Elmira-Corning regional airport Tuesday.

     Chemung County Sheriff's Deputies arrested the men attempting to get on a Delta Airlines flight around 8 am. All seven were carrying fraudulent idetification. Investigators believe they all were working in the natural gas drilling industry in the Northern Tier.

Sheriff's deputies say the names of the seven men are likely to be made up. The men are now in custody of  the Violent Criminal Alien Section Immigration & Customs Enforcement U.S. Department of Homeland Security. The investigation is ongoing - the names of the individuals are also believed to be fake.

  • Angel M. Diaz Cruz, age 45, of 1014 North Midwey Dr., Liberal, KS
  • Israel N. Roman, age 33, of 862 Christian Lona Bonita Eagle Pass, TX
  • Ivan OC Pagan, age 39, of 675 N. Dinali Aurora, CO
  • Jose AS Cintron, age 31, of 24 E. Columbia Ave., Palisades Park, NJ
  • Kenneth D. Garcia, age 23, of 1014 North Midwey Drive Liberal, KS
  • Nicholas MA Gonzales, age 39, of 6309 NW Taylor Lawton, OK
  • Jorgel A. Gomez, age 27, of 18 Princeton Square Circle, Cincinnati, OH