Immigration Law

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Combating Immigration Scams and the Unauthorized Practice of Immigration Law
Posted on 24 Jan 2014 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Executive Summary, National Stakeholder Engagement, Combating Immigration Scams and the Unauthorized Practice of Immigration Law, September 20, 2013 . Read More

Students Warned About Deferred Action Scams
Posted on 11 Jul 2012 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"La Unión del Pueblo Entero is hearing horror stories about unscrupulous immigration attorneys and notary publics telling immigrant students they must pay $4,000 to move ahead with deferred action. 'People are coming to our orientation... Read More

DON’T GET SCAMMED! What You Need to Know About Recent DHS Announcements
Posted on 31 Jan 2012 by Daniel M. Kowalski

AILA, Dec. 30, 2011 : "In August, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced that it would be reviewing all cases pending in immigration court and temporarily closing low priority cases. In November, it announced that it had begun the case... Read More

Tags: scams , aila , DHS , ICE

Fearing Scams, NY Plans to Protect Young Undocumented Immigrants
Posted on 3 Aug 2012 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"New York is launching a program aimed at protecting young undocumented immigrants from being exploited by scam artists when they begin to apply for temporary work permits next month under President Barack Obama’s new immigration policy. Some... Read More

USCIS Stakeholder Engagement Friday, Sept. 20, 2013: Combating Immigration Scams and UPIL
Posted on 14 Sep 2013 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) invites you to take part in a national stakeholder engagement on Friday, Sept. 20, 2013 , at 1 p.m. (Eastern) to discuss recent immigration scams and learn how USCIS is partnering with agencies to... Read More

DON’T GET SCAMMED! What You Need to Know About the January 6, 2012 DHS Announcement, Changes to Processing for Unlawful Presence Waivers
Posted on 31 Jan 2012 by Daniel M. Kowalski

AILA, Jan. 2012 : "What was announced on January 6? DHS announced on January 6 that it will be issuing new regulations for how unlawful presence waivers will be processed for certain immediate relatives of U.S. citizens who are filing immigrant... Read More

Tags: waivers , scams , aila

Utah Immigration Scams Increasing, Prosecutors Say
Posted on 23 Jan 2014 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"Prosecutors not only warned Wednesday that immigration scams are increasing, but launched a drive to persuade victims to come forward to help stop them — promising they need not worry about deportation if they do, and may even obtain a visa... Read More