Undocumented and Scammed

By |2011-11-09T15:18:57-06:00November 9th, 2011|Categories: Asylum in the United States, Employment-Based Immigration Law, Family-Based Immigration Law, Immigrant Visas for Spouse / Fiancee / Child Visas, Lawful Permanent Residence in the U.S., Removal / Deportation Proceedings and Court Hearings, U.S. Immigration Law and Legislation, Undocumented Immigrants and Workers in the U.S.|Tags: , , , , , , |

Published:  November 9, 2011 This column is as much a warning to prospective victims as it is a source of basic immigration law information – especially for the 12- 15 million individuals living in the U.S. without immigration status.  Why a warning?  Because no matter the intelligence level of the prospective victim, the combination of his vulnerable state and the scammer’s profit motive, leads to the formation of the perfect storm in which the undocumented individual gets swindled.  The swindlers are neighborhood “notaries” or consultants, as well as even a few established attorneys.  Compared to the honest attorney who will conduct […]