No fraud waiver required if you were a victim of fraud

September 2015
Filipino Reporter;9/4/2015, Vol. 43 Issue 40, p27
The article clarifies that no fraud waiver is required if a person applying for legitimate U.S. immigration benefits is a victim of fraud. It presents the case of an alien charged with fraud, in which the U.S. Administrative Appeals Office (AAO) ruled that no fraud waiver was required and his status application should be approved as he did not intent to defraud and/or willfully misrepresent a material fact to the U.S. government. Advice is given to immigrants to consult with a lawyer.


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