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Two Atherton residents indicted in visa fraud scheme

Original post made on Mar 28, 2019

A federal grand jury has indicted two Atherton residents for an immigration visa fraud scheme, the Department of Justice announced on Tuesday (March 26).

Read the full story here Web Link posted Wednesday, March 27, 2019, 4:51 PM

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Posted by Billy Dee Wall
a resident of Menlo Park: Linfield Oaks
on Mar 28, 2019 at 7:15 am

Yes! More proof we need a wall to stop immigration!

(Uh.....)


Anyhoot - how similar is this to the Kushner family selling real estate visas in China?

"The SEC is investigating the Kushner family's company over its use of a controversial visa program"
Web Link


Posted by whatever
a resident of Menlo Park: Central Menlo Park
on Mar 28, 2019 at 10:26 am

Not sure "naturalized" citizen of Dominica is the correct term. She probably bought her citizenship for $100,000 through this program - Web Link


Posted by Downtowner
a resident of Menlo Park: Central Menlo Park
on Mar 28, 2019 at 12:48 pm

Can those visas be revoked? They should be, if issued fraudulently, and holders deported.


Posted by Beth
a resident of Menlo Park: Central Menlo Park
on Mar 28, 2019 at 1:04 pm

Downtowner: Seriously? That's what you're concerned about, the victims, who were likely enticed by the assurances of an attorney? Yes to entering this country under ill-advisement, but I'd go after the (many?) other attorneys who CONTINUE to do this. And something tells me this ain't new, either (read Kushner).


Posted by Fingers
a resident of Atherton: other
on Mar 28, 2019 at 1:34 pm

Kushner learned well about these EB1 scams.


Posted by Downtowner
a resident of Menlo Park: Central Menlo Park
on Mar 28, 2019 at 1:35 pm

@ Beth
And you know these "victims" are innocent? How? Did they signed their own declarations & applications without reading them for accuracy? If the applications were accurate, Jean & Tony wouldn't have had to falsify the qualifications. Who were the strawmen?

And yes, of course both Kushner & his sister did this - old news.


Posted by Billy Dee Wall Sr.
a resident of Atherton: other
on Mar 28, 2019 at 1:43 pm

Billy Dee Wall- Yes we need the wall.


Posted by Bill Dee Wall
a resident of Atherton: other
on Mar 28, 2019 at 2:48 pm

YES!! Do it now!!


Posted by whatever
a resident of Menlo Park: Central Menlo Park
on Mar 28, 2019 at 3:43 pm

A wall, no matter how high, wouldn't keep these conniving folks out.


Posted by Christian Butzlaff
a resident of Menlo Park: The Willows
on Mar 30, 2019 at 9:21 pm

@Billy de Wall:Please explain how a wall would have helped vere.


Posted by Wall
a resident of another community
on Mar 31, 2019 at 12:31 am

It would not have helped here. That does not mean it wouldn’t help in other situations. The only nexus between the Wall and this story I can think of is there is a lot of illegal immigration activities taking place in one way, shape or form these days.


Posted by Wally Peter See?
a resident of Atherton: Lindenwood
on Mar 31, 2019 at 3:19 pm

More wall won't slow down immigrants.


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