NY Atty And Wife Pay $1M For H1-B Visa Fraud Scheme

Law360, New York (July 1, 2016, 4:33 PM EDT) -- A New York immigration lawyer and his wife, the owner of several medical staffing agencies, have forfeited $1 million after admitting to giving false information to U.S. immigration authorities when applying for H1-B visas for foreign nurses, federal prosecutors said on Thursday.

Loreto Kudera,  45, and Hazel Kudera, 43, both of New York City, pled guilty on June 9 to conspiring to commit immigration fraud, by falsely stating to the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services in St. Albans, Vermont, that foreign nurses whom the pair were...
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