Attorney Embroiled in Adoption Fraud Scheme Sued by Expecting American Families

Thirteen families who paid thousands of dollars in adoption fees to embattled attorney Paul Petersen filed a lawsuit in Arkansas Thursday seeking a constructive trust over their cases and funds days after federal authorities in three states indicted him on charges, including human smuggling, sale of a child and fraud.

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Immigration Marriage Interviews Are a Trap, Couples Say

Alyse and Elmer Sanchez were thrilled when they survived their green card interview, a crucial step in obtaining lawful status in the United States. The officer agreed that their marriage is legitimate. Moments later, Elmer was in shackles, pending deportation to his native Honduras, leaving her alone with their two little boys.

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