Summary: H.R.5035 — 106th Congress (1999-2000)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (07/27/2000)

Immigration Services Consumer Protection Act of 2000 - Establishes criminal penalties for immigration consultants who handle immigration matters and do not meet specified requirements, including license and contract requirements. Exempts from such provisions: (1) attorneys; (2) certain law students and law graduates; (3) accredited representatives of qualifying organizations; (4) accredited foreign officials; and (5) persons authorized to practice before the Board of Immigration Appeals and the Immigration and Naturalization Service as of a certain date.

Authorizes the Attorney General to provide State grants to educate persons respecting the requirements of this Act.

Provides for confidentiality of information provided under this Act, and fines for knowing violation of such confidentiality.