Mike Toomey Lobbyist News: Greg Abbott Shuts Down Unauthorized Austin-Based Immigration Consultant
The Attorney General’s office recently shut down an unauthorized Immigration Consultant based in Austin, Texas. The group was a non profit called “Cristo Vive” and provided legal services in central Texas that they were unauthorized to do. The organization has been disbanded and order to pay restitution to their mislead clients. It turns out that Cristo Vive was not even run by licensed attorneys. Cristo Vive was shut down on August 30th of 2013. The members were ordered to pay over 300,000 dollars in civil fines and 250,000 in restitution fees. The Office of the Attorney General will be contacting Cristo Vive customers and providing instructions for how to make claims.
Read original release here.