Facilitator Athanasios Kollias Banned by US Embassy

Date: 2005-03-30

This is to inform all involved in Guatemalan adoptions that effective today, Mr. Athanasios Kollias, aka Athanase Thomas Collias, Athanasis Thomas, Thomas Collias, has been banned to act as facilitator in the submission and/or processing of I-600 (Petition to Classify Orphan as an Immediate Relative) applications before the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services at the American Embassy in Guatemala.

We advise all agencies to not accept any referrals from Mr. Kollias, as they will be rejected.

Any Guatemalan attorneys or notaries found to be involved with Mr. Kollias in attempting to circumvent this proscription will likewise be subject to similar action.


Adoptions Unit
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services
U.S. Department of Homeland Security
American Embassy / Guatemala
APO AA34024
Unit 3334
Fax 011(502) 2331-4342


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