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Avoid Scams

Avoid Scams: The Wrong Help Can Hurt

Many people offer help with immigration services. Unfortunately, not all are authorized to do so. While many of these unauthorized practitioners mean well, all too many of them are out to rip you off. This is against the law and may be considered an immigration service scam.

Please visit our Avoid Scams Web pages to learn how to:

Avoid becoming a victim of an immigration scam
Identify common scams
Find free or low-cost legal services
Educate your community on immigration scams
Report immigration scams in your state or U.S. territory

Last Reviewed/Updated: 06/09/2011