A Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, tree removal company was fined $95 million after pleading guilty before the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania to violating several federal immigration laws due to the company’s practice of hiring and rehiring undocumented immigrants. Federal prosecutors described the fine as the largest ever for an immigration-related case.
As part of its plea, the company admitted to employing undocumented immigrants whom company management knew were ineligible to work in the United States. » Read More
It seems that every day there is some announcement about U.S. immigration policy or immigration reform. It also seems that with every such announcement, immigration lawyers are flooded with inquiries by the documented and undocumented, as well as their U.S. citizen friends, seeking ways to take advantage of this perceived newfound benefit. Unfortunately, some “immigration advisors” also get those inquiries and seek to take advantage of what to them is a golden opportunity to reap great financial rewards from those who can ill afford the loss.» Read More