In 2014, almost half of all immigrants in the U.S. were Hispanic or Latino. California possesses the majority portion of immigrants in the nation. Additionally, almost 40% of all Mexican immigrants live in California.
Whether it’s to renew their Green Card, become a citizen, or find the appropriate documents, those migrating to the U.S. should be aware that some individuals are taking advantage of their circumstance and scamming immigrants in the U.S.
The Better Business Bureau serving San Diego, Orange and Imperial Counties is advising Hispanic consumers on how to avoid immigration scams:
Other general tips:
About the Better Business Bureau of San Diego, Orange and Imperial Counties
The Better Business Bureau of San Diego, Orange and Imperial Counties opened in 1921. The non-profit is San Diego’s largest countrywide business membership organization with over 7,000 accredited businesses and charities. The BBB offers free pre-purchase information and advice to consumers. Its website possesses business reviews on more than 94,000 local companies. Consumers are encouraged to call the BBB’s 24-Hour Consumer Helpline at 858-496-2131 or visit the website at bbb.org for a list of BBB Accredited Businesses or to file a complaint against a business.