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Immigration Fraud

Immigrants Continue To Prepare For Reform

AP | AMY TAXIN | Posted 09.18.2013 | Latino Voices

SANTA ANA, Calif. -- Immigration reform is stalled in Congress but that's not stopping immigrants from contacting lawyers, filling out paperwork and m...

Janell Ross

Undocumented Youth Targeted By New Immigration Scams | Janell Ross | Posted 08.04.2012 | Latino Voices

NEW YORK -- Days after President Barack Obama in June said his administration would grant relief to certain young, undocumented immigrants, a Southern...

The Silent Casualties of Immigration Scams

Hernan Vera | Posted 07.18.2012 | Latino Voices
Hernan Vera

The need for comprehensive immigration reform is not going away. In the meantime, however, there are untold casualties who are suffering in ways that few are discussing. Our nation's refusal to make immigration reform a priority has created the perfect storm for a silent problem to fester: immigration scams.

Cambridge Student In Jail After Examination People Smuggling Fraud

Posted 07.08.2012 | College

A Cambridge University student has been sentenced to jail after he allegedly participated in examination fraud, which smuggled undocumented immigrants...

Protection for Victims of Ineffective Representation and Immigration Fraud

Aggie R. Hoffman | Posted 12.19.2011 | Latino Voices
Aggie R. Hoffman

If you have been deceived or suffered injury, take advantage of the law that was enacted for your benefit. Not only will you be helping yourself, but your actions will assist law enforcement to punish and put the offender out of business.

Man Sued After Creating Fake Government Agency, Stealing From Immigrants In Need

Posted 11.22.2011 | Chicago

Attorney General Lisa Madigan filed suit Thursday against a Chicago man who allegedly preyed upon immigrants, posing as an official government agency ...

Wilmer Rivera Melendez: Man Arrested In Brooklyn Fraud Scheme Targeting Guyanese Immigrants

AP | JENNIFER PELTZ | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — A convicted bigamist posing as a veteran immigration lawyer scammed thousands of dollars from Guyanese immigrants and gave them advic...