WEST SACRAMENTO, CALIF, - Earlier this week the Trump Administration announced the end of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, potentially putting nearly 800,000 young immigrants that have received work permits and deportation relief at risk of deportation. The program began in August 2012.
Better Business Bureau is urging DACA recipients to avoid potential DACA, and other immigration scams by pro-actively seeking competent legal assistance rather than responding to unsolicited appeals.
“Emotions are running high for many families across the U.S. as a result of the end of the DACA program. But please remember to be on your toes, and be wary of scam artists and internet criminals who may attempt to take advantage of the current political climate in order to gain access to your money, personal information, or both,” said Lynn Conner, President & CEO of Better Business Bureau serving Northeast California.
Better Business Bureau urges consumers to:
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If you think you have been the victim of a scam, report it at bbb.org/scamtracker.