The Better Business Bureau is concerned about fraudsters taking advantage of confusion over the latest news on DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals). While BBB cannot provide legal advice on any matters, we urge consumers to avoid potential DACA and other immigration scams by pro-actively seeking competent legal assistance rather than responding to unsolicited appeals.
BBB urges consumers to:
Suggested Resources (this list will be updated periodically)
The American Bar Association, a BBB Accredited Business, offers two services that may be useful:
A searchable database of local bar associations, which can be great sources of information about competent legal advice
Find Legal Help, which offers ways to connect with free or affordable lawyers
The U.S. Department of Justice maintains a list of pro bono legal aid providers, organized by geography on a clickable map.
Probono.net, a BBB Accredited Charity, is a pro bono (free) legal organization, and has immigration resources available.
The Legal Services Corporation is an independent nonprofit established by Congress to provide financial support for civil legal aid to low-income Americans. Its LawHelp service has loads of information and a consumer referral service. The entire website is also available in Spanish.