Immigrants warned about scam artists promising legal status for cash

immigration and crime Immigrants who are in America illegally rarely report consumer crimes, especially if they’re worried that it could expose their immigration status, according to attorneys and advocates. That makes them particularly vulnerable to scammers who claim they can help keep undocumented immigrants in the country in exchange for cash. It’s a crime commonly referred to as “notario fraud.” The Chicago Tribune has more about the scams in this story.