Immigration News

U.S. Census Bureau currently mailing a test questionnaire which might include citizenship question

U.S. Census Bureau currently mailing a test questionnaire which might include citizenship question 150 150 Office of Immigrant Affairs

Wednesday, June 26, 2019 In the coming weeks, you might receive a “2019 Census Test” from the U.S. Census Bureau in the mail. This is a legitimate census test from the U.S. Census Bureau, which is being sent to nearly 500,000 random homes across the country between now and Aug. 15. Some recipients will be…

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Know Your Rights During An Immigration Emergency

Know Your Rights During An Immigration Emergency 150 150 Office of Immigrant Affairs

UPDATED July 11, 2019 This weekend the Los Angeles County Department of Consumer and Business Affairs (DCBA) and its Office of Immigrant Affairs (OIA) will open four dedicated help lines to assist residents by answering questions and addressing concerns in the wake of federal plans to step up immigration enforcement action. Southern California callers can…

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What You Need to Know About Where DACA Stands

What You Need to Know About Where DACA Stands 150 150 Office of Immigrant Affairs

Last Update Monday, September 17, 2018 3:19 p.m. It has been one year since the current federal administration announced the end of DACA.  Federal courts around the country had made various decisions on DACA throughout the year.  Here is a summary of what happened: On January 9, 2018, a federal judge from San Francisco ruled…

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Woman Pleads Guilty to Running Immigration Services Scam

Woman Pleads Guilty to Running Immigration Services Scam 150 150 Office of Immigrant Affairs

If you are victim of this scam or a similar one – please report it to the OIA at (800) 593-8222 or oia.lacounty.gov. OIA provides free services and support to Los Angeles County immigrants and their families. *News Release* August 16, 2018 An East Los Angeles woman pleaded guilty today to defrauding more than 30…

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Scam Alert: Impostors Requesting Money to “Release” Children Separated at the Border

Scam Alert: Impostors Requesting Money to “Release” Children Separated at the Border 150 150 Office of Immigrant Affairs

Updated Tuesday, July 3, 2018 The Office of Immigrant Affairs (OIA), part of the County of Los Angeles Department of Consumer and Business Affairs, has received unconfirmed reports that scammers are asking family members to pay them money in order to release children who were separated from their families at the border at the United…

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