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How to Avoid Immigration Scams

by Suzanne Tomatore July 23, 2019

The Trump administration has placed an increasing priority on immigration enforcement. All immigrants have rights in the U.S. If you are a noncitizen, make an emergency plan, avoid scams and do not be misled by rumors. Seek the advice of an experienced immigration lawyer to better understand the law and your rights.

To find an immigration lawyer:

Legal Referral Service of the New York City Bar 1-917-993-6263 or en español 1-917-832-1927

American Immigration Lawyers Association

Organizations that provide free legal assistance to low-income immigrant New Yorkers:

More information on know your rights with Immigration & Customs Enforcement (ICE):

Suzanne Tomatore is Co-Director of the Justice Center’s Immigrant Justice Project.

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