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Bloomberg BNA: Immigration Agency May Be Expanding Anti-Fraud Program

By Laura D. Francis

Some immigration attorneys are seeing what could be a quiet expansion of a U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services effort to root out fraud in the immigration system. That could translate to greater scrutiny of companies that transfer workers with uniquely specialized knowledge to their U.S. offices. “There are so many different things going on in terms of enhanced investigation now, that it’s hard to sort the reality out,” attorney David Grunblatt of Proskauer in Newark, N.J., recently told Bloomberg BNA. But whereas the USCIS in the past announced new initiatives “with a lot of fanfare,” the agency is “being a lot more secretive about what they’re doing lately,” he said. [Read more]