What was his offense? Running a business! Not exactly a crime, yet lawyer after lawyer had advised him that it was illegal to run a business as an F-2 dependent of a student visaholder.
Myth: Immigration into the United States is bad for American workers.
Fact: Bad immigration policy, not immigration in and of itself, hurts American workers
Many studies have determined that immigration does not negatively affect American workers, and several have found that immigration actually has a positive net effect for many native-born workers.
Most professional recruiters today are no doubt aware that knowingly hiring or continuing to employ undocumented workers is a violation of U.S. immigration law. Violators can be assessed considerable fines and may be subject to criminal prosecution.
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) today launched the first phase of its electronic immigration benefits system, known USCIS ELIS. The system has been created to modernize the process for filing and adjudicating immigration benefits.