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Notary Bulletin

Immigration

Where To Find Immigration Help

With millions of immigrants seeking assistance with their status, it can be a challenge finding the right help. Here are three resources for legitimate and effective assistance to immigrants.

A Notary’s Guide To California’s Rules For Immigration Consultants

California places specific limits and restrictions on Notaries who also are immigration consultants. This post addresses those issues, including how much they can charge; how they may advertise (and if/when they can advertise); and any other pertinent issues.

States Still Falling Short On REAL ID Requirements

The deadline for states to adopt REAL ID standards passed on January 15, 2013, and three quarters of U.S. states still fall short of the new requirements. Only 13 states currently issue driver’s licenses and other IDs that comply with the enhanced security standards, according to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.