Former Garland Schools HR Director Admits to Abusing Visa Program, Issues Apology

Former Garland ISD human resources director Victor Leos appeared in federal court Tuesday and told a judge that he is guilty in a scheme to abuse work visas to recruit hundreds of teachers.Leos, 63, has admitted to receiving kickbacks, travel and other benefits while using H-1B visas to attract bilingual teachers from Mexico, Central and South America and the Philippines. Leos agreed to prosecutors' claims that from about 2007 to 2012, he recruited and hired foreign teachers that Garland ISD did not necessarily need.  Continue reading...

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