New York Smuggling Illegal Immigrants Attorney
Schenectady Immigration Defense Lawyer
Since the events of 9/11, the U.S. border with Canada is more closely monitored by immigration enforcement authorities. Anyone who transports illegal aliens into the U.S., or unknowingly gives a ride to someone who has entered the country illegally faces serious felony charges and the possibility of time in prison.
If you are charged with smuggling or harboring illegal aliens, the Law Office of Mark J. Sacco, PLLC, is here to protect your rights. We are committed to making sure our clients are not wrongfully punished for making an innocent mistake.
Assisting illegal immigrants with entering the U.S. on boats, through Native American reservations and via rural roads can result in your arrest on alien smuggling charges. We can help. Call our Albany, New York, or Schenectady, New York, office at 518-631-4046or contact us online .
Smuggling Illegal Aliens Carries Serious Federal Charges
Whether they are a family member, friend or a stranger, the transport of an illegal alien over the Canadian border or anywhere else in New York is a federal criminal defense. If you are caught with an illegal alien in your car or assist or encourage one to enter the U.S. illegally you can face up to 10 years in prison.
It is important to know that regardless of whether you knowingly helped the person cross or merely acted with careless disregard for their immigration status, the federal government will not hesitate to prosecute you to the fullest extent of the law.
Experienced Representation in all Northern New York Counties
From Chautauqua County to St. Lawrence County to Clinton County and across the state, our New York criminal defense attorneys provide strong, experienced representation to individuals accused of:
- Smuggling illegal aliens
- Human trafficking
- Aiding illegal entry into the U.S.
- Reentry after deportation
- Immigration fraud
When there is an element of profit making involved in this type of crime, the consequences can become even worse. Our criminal law firm vigorously handles state andfederal criminal defense at all court levels. Protect yourself now.
Contact the Law Office of Mark J. Sacco, PLLC Today
Illegal aliens crossing our international border in New York or Vermont is not a crime the government takes lightly. If you face charges for smuggling an alien or a related immigration crime, contact us online now or call us at 518-631-4046 as soon as possible. Your rights and freedom are at stake.
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