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Fresno Bee Reporter On Fraud Against Immigrants Seeking Documentation

Sep 25, 2018

Since coming into office in 2017, President Donald Trump and his administration have instituted a multitude of executive orders and other changes to federal policy that have disrupted the lives of both documented and undocumented immigrants. Closer to home, however, fraud and deceit here in the San Joaquin Valley are also hindering immigrants, many of whom are already legal or are pursuing legal paths to citizenship.

The Fresno Bee recently published a story on how people posing as attorneys or immigration consultants are defrauding locals out of tens of thousands of dollars and legitimate legal help. Listen to the audio for an interview with the author of the article, Bee immigration reporter Yesenia Amaro, about a recent case from the North Valley and about how common cases like this are region.