It is estimated that over 1 million people immigrate to the United State each years. Laws regarding immigration are covered under federal statutes regarding citizenship and other aspects of residency. They include laws pertaining to who is allowed to enter the country, and under what circumstances.
If you have been charged with an immigration crime, contact a federal criminal defense lawyer for assistance. There are many offenses related to illegal entry or residence in the US. Immigrants with valid visas, or who are otherwise here legally, can be ordered to leave the country if convicted of a crime, especially a violent crime. You need to know your rights regarding immigration violations.
Immigration offenses cover crimes relating to unlawful residency and smuggling. It is also against the law to hire anyone that is in this country illegally. These are federal crimes with severe penalties of up to 10 years in prison, or longer if the offense involves serious bodily injury or placing a life in jeopardy.
Federal laws regarding alien smuggling include:
McLane Bednarski & Litt, LLP is knowledgeable in immigration law and can give you the help you need when charged with immigration offenses. We have extensive experience in federal court cases and can advise you on the various legal aspects of your situation, as well as provide competent legal representation. Our firm works closely with clients through all phases of their court case, and is tenacious in pursuing the best possible results.
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