Press Release

Media Briefing on Immigration Fraud to be Held Wed. June 27 by the Korean Community Law Project

 
 

Attorneys and State Representatives to Discuss Unscrupulous Immigration Practices Defrauding Korean Americans and Other Immigrant Communities

New York - The Korean Community Law Project, a joint project of the Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund (AALDEF) and YKASECEmpowering the Korean American Community, will hold a media briefing tomorrow with representatives of the New York State Attorney Generals office to address the incidence of recent immigration fraud against the Korean American community and immigrant communities statewide.

EVENT: Media Briefing on Immigration Fraud by the Korean Community Law Project: Warning Signs, Possible Remedies, and Victim Resources

DATE/TIME: Wednesday, June 27, 11:00 a.m.

SPEAKERS:
Jose Perez, Acting Bureau Chief of the Bureau of Consumer Frauds and Protection, New York State Attorney Generals Office
George Hu, Assistant to New York State Governor Eliot Spitzer for Community Affairs
Steven Choi, Korean Community Law Project Director, AALDEF Attorney
Kathy Chae, YKASEC Staff Attorney

LOCATION:
YKASEC Conference Room 136-19 41st Avenue, 3rd Floor Flushing, NY 11355 (1 block south of #7 Main St. station)

Topics to be discussed include how this type of fraud is committed, possible remedies and resources available for victims, common-sense advice for immigrants seeking to avoid being defrauded, and the effect of the current immigration debate on this problem.

The Korean Community Law Project, formerly known as the Korean Workers Project, provides direct legal services free of charge to low-income Korean Americans through the Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund (AALDEF), in conjunction with YKASECEmpowering the Korean American Community (YKASEC). Through community education and outreach, the Korean Community Law Project seeks to protect the rights of Korean Americans and to help them achieve social and economic justice.