Tag: 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...

Scammers who target immigrants offer to help them with completing forms and other services in the immigration process. They typically ask for an upfront fee, take the money, and run — without providing any help at all.

Find out how to spot...

The immigration process is complicated and it may be hard for you to figure out who you can trust for help. Scammers like notarios will promise to help, take your money, and not do anything for you. But there are legitimate sources of immigration...

Once you sign an immigration form, you're stating the information on the form is true. Never sign forms you don't understand or that contain information you know is false. Submitting forms with inaccurate information can hurt your chance to...

Ads from notarios say they can help you with immigration. But, in the U.S., notarios are not authorized to help you. Only an immigration lawyer or an authorized representative can help you with immigration.

If you need help with immigration forms, only an authorized representative or immigration lawyer can help you. Notarios and immigration consultants will take your money but may not give you the help you need. They may even ruin your chance to...

Whether you’re renewing your Green Card, becoming a citizen, or trying to choose the right forms, immigration issues can be complicated – and it’s important to do things right.  Use the resources on this page to help you spot and avoid scams, and...

Questions and answers about how to get legitimate immigration help — and from whom.

I need to know which immigration forms to use I need to get immigration forms. I need help filling out my immigration forms. Who can help me fill out my...

Do you need help figuring out the immigration process or filling out immigration forms? Whether you're renewing a Green Card, becoming a citizen, or trying to choose the right forms, immigration issues can be complicated, and it's important to do...

Produced in cooperation with the U.S. Department of State.

Each year, the U.S. Department of State runs the Diversity Visa Lottery Program. That program lets people from some countries apply to be a "Lawful Permanent Resident." That is...

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