'Crooked consultants' a problem when it comes to immigration

Kansas Immigration News: 372 involved “unauthorized representatives” suspected of illegally charging would-be newcomers for immigration advice — an offence under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act since March 2011, that carries a maximum penalty of two years in prison or a $100,000 fine, if convicted.The CBSA received another 216 complaints from “other sources” over the same period. Of them, 56 cases were opened, six charges were laid, and three ended in guilty verdicts. Three cases were still before the courts, 28 were still under investigation and 22 were closed