BREAKING NEWS - Brooklyn Man Indicted for Filing Fake Immigration Applications; His Clients Should be Concerned.
A Brooklyn man was recently indicted by a federal grand jury for filing over 1,800 fraudulent applications for over 1,000 petitioners within the last 4 years. The indictment charges that this man submitted fraudulent Form I-360, Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) petitions along with Form I-485, Applications for Adjustment of Status, falsely claiming that his clients were victims of abuse in order to obtain Employment Authorization Documents (EAD) for them. The indictment further alleges that he submitted false fee waiver petitions on behalf of his clients without their knowledge.
Click here to read the full press release about the indictment from the U.S. Attorney’s Office in the District of Vermont.
It should also be noted that this man is not a lawyer and it is illegal to to engage in the unauthorized practice of law. This is another example of the importance of using a licensed attorney for all immigration matters.
If you hired this man to file ANY immigration applications on your behalf, there is a good chance that USCIS and the U.S. District Attorney’s Office has your name and will take action. Do NOT wait for them to contact you. Contact us today to find out what you can do to protect yourself and your ability to remain in the United States.
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