New law to take effect protecting immigrants, refugees

Posted at 12:56 AM, Jun 13, 2012
and last updated 2012-06-13 02:56:46-04

People pay hundreds, even thousands of dollars for help from immigration consultants. Sometimes their personal information ends up in the wrong hands.

Senate Bill 144 is a new law that takes effect July 1 designed to protect immigrants and refugees from being defrauded by making it mandatory for those consultants to register with the Utah Division of Consumer Protection.