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Educational Tools

Want to educate people within your community on how to avoid immigration services scams? Below is information on our educational tools.  Please use these resources when providing information to members of your local community. You can order or print the brochure or poster for free.

For more information on the Unauthorized Practice of Immigration Law Initiative, please email USCIS-IGAOutreach@dhs.gov. If you have any questions about our educational materials below or want to provide feedback, please email Public.Engagement@uscis.dhs.gov

 Avoid Immigration Scams Educational Tools

ToolDescription

 

Flyer

Avoid Scams

Brochure
How To Find Help When Applying For An Immigration Benefit

Provides basic information on how to find authorized immigration service assistance. Bilingual

Brochure
How to Help Someone Applying for an Immigration Benefit

Contains basic information on how individuals, translators, and preparers can help someone applying for an immigration benefit. Bilingual

Brochure

How to Become an Authorized Immigration Service Provider
 

Provides basic information on how to become an authorized immigration service provider. Bilingual

Brochure

Cover of UPIL Brochure

Provides information on:

  • How to avoid becoming a victim of immigration service scams
  • Where to find a free or low-cost attorney or a BIA-accredited representative
  • How to identify common immigration scams
  • Where to report having been a victim

This brochure is currently available in the following languages:

Widgets

Avoid Immigration Scams Widget

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Evite Estafas de Inmigracion

English
Copy this HTML code and paste it into your web page to display this widget that will lead visitors to helpful Avoid Scams information on uscis.gov.

<a href=http://www.uscis.gov/avoid-scams target="_blank"><img src="http://www.uscis.gov/sites/default/files/images/AvoidScams-Widget.gif" alt="Learn how to Avoid Scams"></a>

Spanish
Copy this HTML code and paste it into your web page to display this widget that will lead visitors to helpful Avoid Scams information on uscis.gov in Spanish.

<a href=http://www.uscis.gov/eviteestafas target="_blank"><img src="http://www.uscis.gov/sites/default/files/images/AvoidScams-Widget-es.gif" alt="Learn how to Avoid Scams"></a>

 

Poster

Image of UPIL poster

Contains the USCIS UPIL graphic, provides information about our Web resource center and on how to contact USCIS.

This poster is currently available in the following languages:

Print PSA

Print Public Service Announcement for UPIL

The print PSA is available in the following languages:

Radio Public Service Announcement Scripts

Wrong Help Can Hurt

Radio Public Service Announcement (PSA) scripts contain a 30- and 15-second script that can be used by any radio outlet. 

Scripts for the radio PSA are currently available in the following languages:

 

Radio Public Service Announcement

Radio Microphone

Radio Public Service (PSA) Announcement contains a 30- and 15- second spot that can be used by any radio outlet.
The radio PSAs are currently available in the following languages:

Web Video

UPIL Image from Video

Web video contains information about how to avoid becoming a victim of immigration service scams.

Billboard Transit Ads

UPIL Billboard with storefront

The transit and billboard advertisement is currently available in a variety of styles. This information is currently offered in English. 

 

Last Reviewed/Updated: 07/23/2014