Comment: Immigration Attorneys To Pay 750K
The Securities and Exchange Commission has ordered three immigration attorneys to cease and desist acting as unregistered broker dealers in accepting commissions for placing investors in EB-5 programs, and imposed remedial sanctions on them ordering them to pay nearly $750,000. This includes disgorgement of $632,000 in allegedly received as commissions and $116,000 in prejudgment interest on the amount. This SEC action follows a similar action of SEC last year with a group of smaller immigration law firms. We expect SEC to continue to expand the scope of these actions this year and next. Stay tuned to Immigration Daily for the latest news on EB-5. See SEC orders below.

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