NY Atty, Wife Get 2 Years' Probation For Visa Fraud Scheme

Law360, New York (February 1, 2017, 4:45 PM EST) -- A New York immigration attorney and his wife who admitted to giving false information to U.S. immigration authorities when applying for H-1B visas for foreign nurses and previously forfeited $1 million were sentenced on Tuesday to two years of probation.

U.S. District Judge J. Garvan Murtha sentenced attorney Loreto Kudera and Hazel Kudera, the owner of several medical staffing agencies, to two years of probation as well as separate $25,000 fines, according to documents filed in the federal court docket.

The couple pled guilty on June 9 to conspiring to commit immigration fraud by falsely stating to the U.S. Citizenship and...

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