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  • Immigration Fraud
    U.S. sentences 6 held in Farmington immigration fraud

    As per the U.S Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), 6 of the 8 Indians arrested in January in connection with the University of Farmington crackdown have been sentenced to jail.  The remaining two will also be sentenced shortly. All the eight Indians arrested originally belong to Andhra Pradesh and Telangana. Set up by the Homeland… Read More »

    Nov 13, 2019
  • Indians
    Mexico deports 311 Indians in a major transatlantic deportation

    In October 2019, Mexico deported 311 Indians, including a woman. Send to India on a Boeing 747 chartered flight, their flight landed at the Indira Gandhi International Airport in New Delhi at around 5 am in the morning of October 18, 2019. 74 Mexican officials accompanied the 311 Indians that were deported. Most of the… Read More »

    Oct 21, 2019
  • FTC
    Federal Trade Commission (FTC) on Immigration Scams

    Migration overseas is indeed serious business. Each year, many people belonging to different parts of the world head towards new countries in search of better opportunities for studying, working, or simply setting down roots elsewhere. With the prevalence of migration, there has also been a corresponding increase in the immigration scams that unsuspecting people can… Read More »

    Oct 16, 2019
  • Canada warns against immigration fraud
    Government of Canada warns against immigration fraud

    Canada has welcoming immigration policies, attracting many from all over the world to come to Canada, later settling down permanently. Nevertheless, with the ever-increasing number of immigrants, there has also been a corresponding increase in the number of visa and immigration frauds committed. Common immigration frauds that the Canada government warns about include: Document fraud… Read More »

    Oct 7, 2019
  • US-IT-firm
    U.S.-based Tech staffing firm guilty of visa scam

    Regardless of the reason behind boarding a plane, migrating overseas is a lucrative business. With an increasing number of people country-hopping for education and work, there is a corresponding demand for visas for the same. Many a times, international immigrants fall prey to various scams and frauds dealing with visas. Recently, in November 2018, an… Read More »

    Sep 21, 2019
  • Columbian-flag
    Colombian woman arrested in the US for visa overstay

    A Colombian woman has been arrested from Oakfield, USA for visa overstay. The woman entered the US in 1999 on a Tourist Visa, as per a press release by the US Customs and Border Protection. The name and other details of the woman have not yet been released. The US CBP were tipped off by… Read More »

    Sep 20, 2019
  • USCIS
    USCIS cautions against common scams in visa and immigration

    Visa and immigration can be quite tricky for the most of us. With a different immigration process in each country, to remain abreast with the latest developments is indeed a task. With the right consultant on your side, you can easily wade through the intricacies of the visa and immigration process. Nevertheless, the wrong help… Read More »

    Sep 11, 2019
  • Scam-Website
    How to spot scam Immigration Websites?

    While there are many doing honest business in the visa and immigration industry, there are others indulging in covert practices. False guarantees to make you part with your hard-earned money. Stealing, and often misusing, the private information supplied by you. These are some of the common ways in which you can be taken for a… Read More »

    Sep 3, 2019
  • Canada
    Man sentenced in the largest immigration fraud in Canada

    A man has been sentenced as a key player in one of the largest passport fraud schemes in Canada. The man, Xiao Feng Heki, has been charged with one count each of forgery, fraud and tax evasion. He has also been charged on 4 counts under the Immigration & Refugee Protection Act. Xiao Feng’s offences… Read More »

    Aug 12, 2019
  • Australia closes the doors on migrant visa scammers

    Net overseas migration into Australia is on the rise. Despite Scott Morrison’s cut in immigration numbers, the number still continues to spike. The reason is that the number of Bridging Visas that are granted to immigrants awaiting a visa decision has increased by 123,000 since 2014. Many migrant visa scammers have been dominating the Bridging… Read More »

    Aug 6, 2019
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