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Alien Smuggling

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Penalty for Smuggling Illegal Aliens

Alien smuggling is a serious problem in Texas and other border states, including Arizona and California. Immigration crime charges may be brought against those people who assist non-citizens who lack visas or permanent residency documentation in crossing the border illegally in any way, such as:

  • Conspiring to smuggle aliens into the United States
  • Transporting illegal aliens
  • Facilitating illegal border crossing by undocumented aliens
  • Harboring illegal aliens
  • Encouraging or inducing illegal immigration
  • Hiring undocumented aliens

Law enforcement of immigration crimes sometimes seems to follow political waves, with agencies becoming more vigorous in pursuit of offenders in response to a particular climate of public sentiment. Were you charged with alien smuggling after you unknowingly picked up a hitchhiker or after your truck, when crossing the border into Laredo or El Paso, was found to contain a hidden alien on top, underneath or hiding inside a camper compartment? If so, you need an experienced lawyer's vigorous representation beginning right away.

To request an initial consultation, call (713) 597-2221 so speak with our Houston alien smuggling defense attorneys.

Representing You Before the Government in Texas

Your legal situation is very serious in the face of these charges. Alien smuggling is a federal offense. Each charge against you is considered a felony, with potential consequences of up to 10 years in federal prison for each criminal charge. The Law Offices of Jed Silverman represents clients charged with alien smuggling and other immigration-related crimes in state and federal courts in Texas.

You need a confident, experienced Houston alien smuggling attorney to represent you before government entities, which may include one or more of the following:

  • Local law enforcement agents who arrested you
  • The U.S. Border Patrol
  • ICE (U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement)
  • The FBI (Federal Bureau of Investigation)
  • Local, state or federal courts

If you have been arrested or are under investigation for conspiracy to assist illegal border crossings, contact our Houston alien smuggling defense lawyers immediately at (713) 597-2221.

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