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Don't pay someone to help you with immigration unless they are authorized by the U.S. government.
Notarios are not authorized by the U.S. to help with immigration.
Many ads offer services to help you with immigration into the U.S.. Sometimes even well-meaning people offer to help. But many of these ads are scams. And friends or family members are not the experts you need to help you with forms and other parts of the immigration process.
Find out how to get legitimate immigration help.
If you’re looking for immigration help, you’ll hear a lot of promises – a guy at your corner store who knows the system, a company with government connections that can hurry the process, and that official-looking website that says it’ll send you the right forms – for a fee. But these are all scams. They’re illegal, and they can cost you more than money. They can cost you the chance to immigrate. Find out more about scams against immigrants and how to avoid them, at ftc.gov/immigration. That’s f-t-c dot g-o-v slash immigration. A message from the Federal Trade Commission.
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