Mark A Ivener, A Law Corporation

Category: Fraud

ESL Teacher Indicted for Stealing Tens of Thousands From Student Visa Holders

Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus R. Vance, Jr., announced on April 6, 2015, the indictment of Jenetta Ferguson, an English as a Second Language (ESL) teacher, for allegedly stealing tens of thousands of dollars from European and Asian student visa holders by misleading the victims and falsely promising to provide them with green cards in exchange… Read More

Potential Fraud Following Obama’s Executive Action on Immigration

In the wake of President Obama’s executive action on immigration potential applicants need to be warned to beware of scams. The Presidents recent announcement will grant temporary protection to as many as five million people currently residing in the United States. However, the complete details of the plan have not been released and the rollout… Read More

International Employee Recruiter Sentenced to Two Years for Visa Fraud

U.S. District Judge Paul W. Grimm recently sentenced Milen Radomirski, a Bulgarian national residing in Germantown, Maryland, to two years in prison for visa fraud. Judge Grimm also ordered Radomirski to forfeit $100,000. “American businesses are permitted to sponsor foreign workers to enter the United States lawfully under the H-2B visa program, but Milen Radomirski… Read More

USCIS Expands Site Visits To Review of L-1 Petitions

USCIS’s Fraud Detection and National Security (FDNS) Directorate has expanded its employer site visits to include review of L-1 post-adjudication petitions. Recent reports indicate that the agency is reviewing extensions of L-1 petitions and L-1 job duties and salaries to determine whether they are consistent with the L-1’s classification as an executive or manager (L-1A)… Read More