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USCIS Initiative to Combat the Unauthorized Practice of Immigration Law
All too often, individuals seeking immigration benefits are deceived by people pretending to be "immigration experts." This is against the law.
Falsely posing as a lawyer or BIA-accredited representative and charging customers for legal “advice” on immigration matters
Falsely acting as a representative of the U.S. government and charging for a green card, employment authorization, temporary protected status or some other immigration benefit