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Duo Sentenced in Marriage-for-Green Card Scheme

A California woman and her father have been sentenced to federal prison for hooking up foreign nationals with U.S. citizens for thousands of dollars. They were convicted of visa and marriage fraud for taking up to $50,000 from Chinese nationals for “arranging” marriages. The foreign nationals hoped to get permanent resident status.

DHS Department of Homeland Security (Joel Pollak / Breitbart News)

Immigration Fraud Marriage Attorney Sentenced in California

Immigration fraudster Jason Shiao was sentenced on Monday to two years in federal prison for posing as an attorney as part of a fraud scheme to match at least 87 foreign nationals, mostly citizens of China, seeking legal permanent resident status through arranged, fraudulent marriages to U.S. citizens.

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