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Counterfeit Scheme Forging Immigration Documents to Get Florida IDs

Miami Immigration Deportation Lawyer

A week ago, federal investigators arrested over 20 illegal immigrants associated with a counterfeiting syndicate that forged immigration documents so immigrants could obtain legal Florida driver licenses. The mastermind behind the counterfeiting scheme is 47-year-old Valois Nunez Artelis. He faces several federal charges and will go to trial in federal court, later this month.

According to federal prosecutors, Nunez impersonated an immigration officer, falsifying a legal document obtained from the immigration enforcement agency. This particular legal document allows the immigrant to avoid deportation. The certificate was duplicated several times, forged, and sold to more than 20 immigrants who each paid $2,000 for the document. The forged document enabled immigrants, who were in the country illegally, to apply for and get Florida driver licenses. Two of the immigrants detained, have faced conviction and could undergo deportation procedures as a part of their penalty.

Immigration procedures to become a naturalized citizen are long and tedious, testing the toughest resolves. Sometimes it appears, it will never be possible to acquire full American citizenship because it’s as though the migrant encounters one obstacle after another, preventing them from realizing their American dream. Frequently, the idea of doing something illegal to enter and stay in the country comes to mind, but that’s not the way to go about becoming a naturalized citizen. Hiring an immigration lawyer in Miami is the way to become a legal American citizen.

Attorneys at the Pozo Goldstein, LLP law firm are ready to help the immigrant realize their American dream of becoming a legal citizen. If the immigrant has broken the law in their quest to gain admittance to the U.S., a highly skilled immigration lawyer in Miami, who is a member of the Pozo Goldstein, LLP team is available to assist them. They are knowledgeable immigration attorneys with over 50 years of combined experience. Their team includes a former judge and two former immigration prosecutors, giving their team solid mastery of immigration law. Their experience also gives them an advantage over other immigration attorneys because they can anticipate the strategies used by federal agencies and the courts.

Miami Immigration Deportation Lawyer

The immigration attorneys of the Pozo Goldstein, LLP law firm are committed to the well-being of their clients. Contact Pozo Goldstein, LLP for a consultation with an attorney. They are dedicated to supporting their clients as their cases progress, protecting their rights, advising them of their legal options, and representing them when dealing with federal agencies. To schedule a consultation, call (305) 856-0400, or use the toll free number: 1-88-VISA-LAW-1 or 1-888-472-5291. Send a message to the attorneys at Pozo Goldstein, LLP at their “Contact Us” page and they will respond as soon as possible.

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