Avoid fraud

Be aware of immigration consultants, notarios, or tax preparers.

Find help from trusted immigration attorneys and legal service providers.

What is a notario?

  • Notarios are NOT lawyers;
  • Notarios are NOT accredited representatives approved by the government;
  • Often, notarios use the term “notario publico” to advertise their services;
  • Notarios CANNOT give legal advice!!!

Tips & Strategies to avoid fraud

1. Get a recommendation
2. Check for credentials
3. Check for past disciplinary actions
4. Identify areas of expertise
5. Stay informed
6. Get a written contract
7. Keep copies

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