Don’t be headstrong: Consult an immigration specialist on employee transfersBy Orlando N. Ortega06/19/2000|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 04/12/2001 It is often said that when immigration lawyers recommend that laypersons avoid filing their own immigration paperwork, financial self-interest is the only motivation. This is far from the truth. I cannot estimate how many times I have had to try to undo the damage done to a perfectly good case by an overconfident immigrant, manager of human resources or placement agency. Personally, I would rather lose a potential client to another lawyer than to see her take a chance on filing her own paperwork with the United States Immigration and Naturalization Service (INS). The likelihood of failure is just too high.The following is a list of five notable horror stories that have come across my desk since the beginning of the year. To Read the Full Story, Subscribe or Sign In Remember Me Forgot Password If you are a current Subscriber, please click here to set-up or update your login information.