Individuals who provide non-legal immigration advice in the following states are required to post an immigration consultant surety bond
- New York
In California and Utah, individuals who provide non-legal immigration services are immigration consultants and require to be licensed. Several other states, including New York and Georgia, refer to immigration assistance providers using slightly different terms. However, these states still maintain surety bond requirements.
In Nevada, the work that immigration forms specialists do is categorized under “document preparation services" and requires a document preparation service provider bond, which essentially is the same as an immigration consultant bond