HOUSTON — It’s a warning federal officials have reiterated on several occasions, but today they’re doing it again as new immigrants arrive at the border after scrapping Title 42.
The Federal Trade Commission makes it clear: “Do not use a notary for your immigration process or for legal advice.”
He states that “In other countries, a notary public or notary may be a person who has received extensive training in legal matters. But in the United States, a notary or notary public is a witness who witnesses the signing of legal documents.” certifies.
You also need to know that an improperly completed and mailed immigrant application can also put you at risk of deportation.
The FTC’s official page publishes a complete article on how to avoid scams and get real help? in the following link:
Among the recommendations it makes are:
- Do not sign blank immigration forms or any form that contains false information about you or your status. An unscrupulous notary may ask you to do this.
- Do not pay in exchange for immigration forms. United States Citizenship Immigration Services (USCIS) forms are free.
- Addresses of real US government websites end in .gov