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Marriage fraud - is that their own personal freedoms are...

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Marriage fraud, immigration fraud, mail order brides, sham marriages. These are all terms used to describe a newly popular crime taking place all around the world. A problem that crosses both ethnic and gender lines, marriage fraud is seen as an easy way to get illegal immigrants from their homes into more developed countries, the U.S. and Canada being the two most popular. So why do it? Is it really for love, or is it love for money? Many participants see no harm in paying for their freedom. After all, many foreigners are willing to pay anywhere between $3,000 to $10,000 for a quick ticket to the United States. But what many Americans and Canadians don’t know
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Unformatted text preview: is that their own personal freedoms are being risked for this get-rich-quick scheme. Although there is no physical harm, nor is “love” a crime, sham marriages are continuously happening and it’s an unethical problem that needs to stop. Some sources I used: • http://immigration.about.com/od/familybased/a/marriagefraud.htm • http://stopmarriagefraud.ca/index.html • http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mail-order_bride I did find these really cool articles, but I wrote them down on those library sheets we turned in. I’ll try to find them, because they’re actual court cases, and I’ll forward them to ya!...
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