Immigration Crimes Attorney in Miami, FL
If you or a loved one has been arrested or is facing prosecution in Miami for immigration crimes, it is critical to consult with an experienced immigration crimes attorney in Miami as soon as possible to ensure that your rights are protected. Being convicted for an immigration-related crime can result in severe penalties, including removal (deportation) for non-U.S. citizens.You need the counsel of an experienced federal criminal defense lawyer to maximize your chances of resolving your case with a favorable outcome.
What are Immigration Crimes?
In order to prevent violations of immigration regulations, Congress has passed criminal laws to punish those who violate them and deter others from similar conduct. Besides illegally entering the United States without proper documentation or legal immigration status, there are a number of other potential immigration crimes.
The immigration crime of illegal re-entry accounts for the majority of all immigration crimes. Attempting to cross the border without the United States’ approval is a federal felony if you have been removed or deported from the U.S. An illegal re-entry conviction can result in fines and imprisonment. Additionally, illegal immigrants who have previously been convicted of crimes may be subject to more stringent laws and punishments. Deportation due to drug-related or violent crimes may result in much higher fines and prison sentences if you attempt to reenter the U.S.
There are also cases in which U.S. citizens can be prosecuted for immigration crimes. Under federal law, it is unlawful for any individual or business to knowingly aid, abet, harbor, or encourage illegal aliens, including hiding them, transporting them, assisting them in finding employment or encouraging them to do so.
Common Immigration-Related Offenses
Criminal cases involving immigration comprise a significant portion of federal criminal prosecutions. Some of the most common immigration-related offenses we defend are:
We offer immigration law expertise to our criminal defense clients when charged with immigration offenses. In addition to providing competent legal representation, we have extensive experience in federal court cases. In order to achieve the best possible results, our firm works closely with our clients throughout each phase of their case.
More Immigration Crime Resources
Immigrant Legal Resource Center – A recognized national leader in criminal immigration law and immigration consequences of crimes providing critical support to immigration attorneys and criminal defenders.
Immigrant Defense Project – Organization assistance to immigrants and their loved ones who are affected by the criminal system, including immigrants who have been arrested or convicted of a crime.
Contact an Experienced Miami Immigration Offense Lawyer
Whether you or a loved one has been arrested or is under investigation for an immigration offense, it is critical to consult with an experienced Miami immigration offense lawyer as soon as possible to ensure that your rights are protected. You need the counsel of an experienced criminal defense attorney to guide you through the process and maximize your chances of resolving your case with a favorable outcome.
Over the years, we have represented thousands of clients in a wide range of criminal cases. There is a good chance that we have dealt with your type of case and have represented clients who shared similar needs and concerns that you may have. Feel free to browse through the results section of our site for a representative sample of some of our past cases and the results we have achieved for our clients.
By taking the immediate action of hiring a criminal defense attorney to defend yourself, you are minimizing the chances that your criminal immigration case will have lasting consequences for your career, personal life, and reputation.
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