Immigrant Affairs Unit of the Manhattan District Attorney's Office
The Immigrant Affairs Unit helps immigrants who have been victims of various types of crime. They prosecute individuals and immigration services providers who represent themselves to be attorneys, or who provide legal advice when they are not allowed to do so. Visit this page to find out more about this unit.
Immigrant Fraud Unit of the Kings County District Attorney’s Office
The Immigrant Fraud Unit investigates and prosecutes individuals and businesses, who target and exploit, immigrants by utilizing various fraudulent schemes or scams. The unit is committed to aiding and encouraging, both documented and undocumented, immigrant victims and witnesses, who may fear cooperating with law enforcement because of their immigration status. For help or to report Immigrant Fraud , please call the Immigrant Fraud Helpline 718-250-3333 or visit the website above.
Civil Rights Bureau of the NYS Attorney General's Office
The Civil Rights Bureau of the Attorney General's office investigates individuals and businesses who engage in the unauthorized practice of law and defraud immigrants seeking permanent residence or citizenship. They also enforce laws to protect New Yorkers from discrimination. Visit this page to find resources, such as tips to avoid being a victim of immigration services fraud.
How and Where to File Complaints Against Notarios and Immigration Consultants
The American Immigration Lawyers Association website provides valuable information on filing complaints against fraudulent immigration services providers.
The American Immigration Lawyers Association designed this guide with information, names, telephone numbers and addresses to help consumers take action against fraudulent immigration services providers.