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Willful ignorance of false info is not a valid defense (access required)

Where the petitioner’s former attorney made materially false representations on an employment certification submitted as part of an immigration application in 2001, it was immaterial that the petitioner signed the form without verifying its contents. He certified the information was true and correct, and willful ignorance is not a valid defense. As such, the U.S. ...