A Utah couple allegedly offered work visas for exposing an immigration scam instead are being deported to their native Uruguay, their lawyer said.
Critics call the case a classic example of illegal immigrants being exploited by criminals and the U.S. immigration system.Read More
*In New York City, the Manhattan DA's Office offers assistance to fraud victims regardless of immigration status. Cases are processed by the Immigrant Affairs Program, set up in December 2007 to specifically address concerns of the immigrant population.
May 4, 2009
The Supreme Court on Monday rejected a favorite tool of prosecutors in immigration cases, ruling unanimously that a federal identity-theft law may not be used against many illegal workers who used false Social Security numbers to get jobs.