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Notorious notarios prey on immigrants

"Jiang is among an untold number of immigrants who experts say have been victimized by people in their own communities - people who aren't qualified to work on complex paperwork, but do so anyway for a steep fee. In Hispanic communities, they are called notarios, and in Asian and Eastern European...

Philly Says 'No' to ICE Holds (Detainers)

"POLICY REGARDING U.S. IMMIGRATION AND CUSTOMS ENFORCEMENT AGENCY DETAINER REQUESTS WHEREAS, immigrants make significant contributions to every facet of The City of Philadelphia’s economic, educational and cultural life; and WHEREAS, the purpose of detainer requests by the U.S. Immigration...

Philly Ordinance Strikes Blow Against Notarios, Protects Immigrants

"Just in time for an expected surge in immigration-services fraud, Philadelphia City Council passed landmark legislation Thursday to crack down on charlatans who pose as lawyers, and others who prey on vulnerable newcomers. Advocates for immigrants say President Obama’s recent executive...