Avoid Scams

The wrong help can hurt

We don’t want you to become a victim of an immigration scam. If you need legal advice on immigration matters, make sure the person helping you is authorized to give legal advice. Only an attorney or an accredited representative working for a Department of Justice (DOJ)’s Executive Office for Immigration Review (EOIR) recognized organization can give you legal advice.

Who can help you with your immigration questions?

If you need help with your questions:

Tools to Help You Avoid Scammers

We fight immigration scams by giving applicants, legal service providers and community-based organizations knowledge and tools.

Empower yourself by using our online educational resources, which include:

 

This page can be found at: http://www.uscis.gov/avoidscams.

 

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