Conviction in major H-2B visa fraud case

"A federal jury found a Brazilian woman residing in Orlando guilty of alien smuggling and conspiracy to commit alien smuggling and worker visa fraud on Monday, following an investigation that began with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations...

QUEENS NOTARIA SENTENCED TO 121 MONTHS IN PRISON FOR DEFRAUDING IMMIGRANTS

"Preet Bharara, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, announced that CLOVER A. PEREZ was sentenced today in Manhattan federal court to 121 months in prison for defrauding clients of thousands of dollars by filing false immigration benefit applications and for using clients’...

CA2 Reverses Criminal Conviction of Immigration Lawyer: U.S. v. Gupta

"A lawyer's immigration fraud conviction has been vacated because of the trial judge's "intentional, unjustified" closure of the courtroom to the public during the entirety of voir dire. In an unusual move, the original panel at the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit...