As you may be aware, President Obama recently announced executive action to temporarily protect several categories of long-term resident immigrants from deportation.  I wanted to share information with you about resources available for accurate information about this executive action, and warn immigrants to be careful and protect themselves from scam artists.  I encourage you to circulate it to any relatives, friends, or neighbors who might be impacted by this news.

For detailed information about which immigrants qualify for relief under President Obama’s new executive action, please visit http://www.uscis.gov/immigrationaction.  If you or a loved one qualifies for protection, please be sure to apply through an attorney or an accredited representative.  Make sure to avoid unaccredited scam artists who may try to charge you thousands of dollars for assistance that never arrives.  You can read about how to avoid these scam artists at http://www.uscis.gov/avoid-scams, and you can find information about legal representatives who can help you complete an application at http://www.uscis.gov/avoid-scams/find-legal-services.  You can also contact the NALEO Educational Fund’s administrative relief hotline at (844) 411-iAMERICA (844-411-4263).  This hotline offers bilingual information about this executive action and legal assistance services in your area.

Como probablemente han oído, el presidente Obama anunció recientemente la acción ejecutiva para proteger temporalmente a varias categorías de inmigrantes de deportación.  Quería compartir con ustedes información acerca de los recursos disponibles para obtener información precisa sobre esta acción ejecutiva y advertir a los inmigrantes que tengan cuidado y se protejan contra estafadores.  Le animo a que la comparta con sus parientes, amigos o vecinos que puedan verse afectados por esta noticia.

Para obtener información detallada sobre cuales inmigrantes tienen derecho a ayuda bajo esta nueva acción ejecutiva del presidente Obama, por favor visite http://www.uscis.gov/es/accionmigratoria.  Si usted o un ser querido califica para la protección, por favor asegúrese de aplicar a través de un abogado o un representante acreditado.  Asegúrese de evitar los estafadores que pueden tratar de cobrar miles de dólares por ayuda que nunca llega.  Usted puede leer acerca de cómo evitar estos estafadores en http://www.uscis.gov/es/eviteestafas, y puede encontrar información sobre los representantes legales, quienes pueden ayudarle a completar una solicitud en http://www.uscis.gov/es/evite-estafas/encuentre-servicios-legales.  También puede contactar a la línea de alivio administrativo del Fondo Educativo de NALEO al (844) 411-iAMERICA (844-411-4263).  Esta línea ofrece información bilingüe acerca de esta acción ejecutiva y los servicios de asistencia legal en su área.

 

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