In early 2005, USCIS created the Benefit Fraud and Compliance Assessment (BFCA) program. The program was developed to “evaluate the integrity of various nonimmigrant and immigrant benefit programs” by reviewing petitions and applications for factors related to fraud.

The BFCA completed an assessment of the H-1B program in 2008. They reviewed 246 H-1B petitions drawn

The prevalence of document fraud in the workplace was the subject of Immigration and Customs Enforcement Deputy Assistant Director Waldemar Rodriguez’s testimony yesterday before the U.S. House of Representatives House Committee on the Judiciary, Subcommittee on Immigration Policy and Enforcement. She noted that because immigration-related crime poses a significant threat to national security and public