Citizenship & Immigration Scam

Immigration Phish

22 July 2021

A phishing email seeming to notify RIT students of issues with their immigration and citizenship status. This email urges students to click on the provided link or call the number to avoid arrest and any further problems. Below is a list of several red flags found in the email and a screenshot of the phish:

  • Creating a sense of urgency.
  • Spelling and grammar miskates.
  • A suspicious link.
  • Sender's name is missing.


Always avoid clicking suspicious links from your email. If you're unsre, try to find the page on your browser without using the link and send the email to