1. […] Last week in Atlanta, an immigration attorney was charged with “submitting false documentation on behalf of an immigrant client seeking legal permanent resident status in the U.S.” According to her prosecutors, this individual “encouraged and induced” a person to live in the U.S. illegally for the personal financial gain of the immigration attorney; she also committed visa fraud by filing false documents, according to this Associated Press article. This particular story represents a growing trend for immigration lawyers committing fraud against the system, says Cody Owens, a freelance journalist who wrote a more in-depth look at the issue here. […]