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Alleged fraud puts immigrants in limbo

Dozens of lawyer’s worker petitions denied

Carlos Cianflone played with son Luca, 4, in Malden. His wife, Kelly, says 40 of their friends or neighbors are fearful over the worker petitions. Carlos Cianflone played with son Luca, 4, in Malden. His wife, Kelly, says 40 of their friends or neighbors are fearful over the worker petitions. (Wendy Maeda/ Globe Staff)
By Maria Sacchetti
Globe Staff / June 28, 2009

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Attorney John K. Dvorak was their passport to America. Hundreds of immigrants desperately seeking legal residency poured into his Boston office, waiting for hours as the line curled out the door. In the Brazilian community, word had spread from cooks to bakers to seamstresses that Dvorak was the lawyer to know. They filled out piles of paperwork, paid thousands of ... (Full article: 1291 words)

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