Should I hire an undocumented foreign national to caregiver?

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What are your thoughts about hiring an undocumented foreign national to care for my parents?

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I agree with the above, I would not do it. It is illegal and will probably cost more hassle than it is worth.
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I would not do it. If you hire them, they will become documented because you will be require by law to give them a 1099 each year. Not only would I not hire them, but I would not hire anyone not bounded by some organization which would include even relatives.
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Even with an agency you can get a bad aide we had a male aide that was not willing to give my husband a complete bath-I had to finish up while he was on his cell phone and we had one great aide from the nursing home he had been in and one really bad one so it depends but I would only use an agency CNA to protect yourself if my husband had lived.
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Doing so would make you an accessory to a crime. Beyond that, while many of these individuals may very well provide compassionate and committed care, you would never know until you actually hired them and observed their work. I vote a resounding "no" to hireing undocumented international caregivers.
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Besides they are suppose to be reported. I couldn't do it but that is what they say.
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I wouldn't do it either there are all kinds of tax situations you could get yourself into and perhaps jail time and it won't be the country club that the politicians get sentenced to. I am sure you can find someone who is legal to do this and do a fine job as well.
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I wouldn't touch it with a 10 foot pole. IF our sweet govenment finds out you could go to jail too or be given a large amount of money to pay.
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When in doubt, don't. Lots of good advice here. You'd be wise to follow it the precautions, and stay on the up and up. Why take chances? The right way is the best way, and better to do things legally. Take care, and walk circimspectly.
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I am looking to assist family members- see post -CARE GIVING DETAILS. I have struggle with caring for a parent and it works better with a support team.
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I would not do it. It is illegal. Aside from that fact, the ramifications of and potential difficulties could work against you, as already mentioned.
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