Detecting Fraud in the Immigrant Investor Visa Program (podcast)

Posted on September 26, 2016

Foreign nationals who make substantial investments in projects that create or sustain U.S. jobs can get a conditional green card and a path to citizenship under the Immigrant Investor Program. Yet the program’s reliance on voluminous paper applications leaves it open to fraud risk. What’s being done about that?

Listen to Seto Bagdoyan, a director in our Forensic Audits and Investigative Service team, discuss the number of applications, who is getting these visas, and what’s being done to catch fraudulent applications.

Immigrant Investor Visa Fraud Detection
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