If you have been accused of violating immigration law and need help dealing with criminal immigration offenses, a removal order, or another issue, it is important to learn how to navigate these problems to get a better understanding of them so you can get a better idea of your situation.
That said, these laws can be an incredibly difficult thing to comprehend and if you don’t have a professional on your side, it is easy to get taken advantage of. If you are dealing with some sort of immigration offense, it is best to seek out professional help by contacting an immigration law firm.
Let’s take some time to learn about a few of the common immigration law violations that can occur.
Common Federal Immigration Law Violations
When it comes to immigration law, it is important to understand that those who are accused of violating these laws will likely be dealing with federal criminal charges through the Department of Homeland Security and the Department of Justice.
Some of the most common immigration violations include:
U.S. code states that anyone who enters or attempts to enter the United States at any time or place other than those designated by immigration officers or enters or attempts to enter through false or misleading premises.
This law also applies to those who help with illegal entry into the country.
Falsifying Documents in Conjunction with Employing and Illegal Immigrant
Most people know that illegal immigrants are employed all across the country. However, there are a number of laws associated with this. By employing illegal immigrants you can be subject to criminal and civil penalties that can range from a fine for each unauthorized worker to up to 6 months in jail in the problem was found to be a pattern issue.
The penalties become more severe if you were found to be falsifying documents in order to keep the worker employed.
Marriage fraud is defined as an offense when an individual knowingly enters into a marriage for the specific purpose of avoiding any provision of immigration law. This offense is punishable by up to 5 years in prison and up to $250,000 in fines.
These are just a few of the many laws that surround immigration litigation. It can all be pretty confusing and difficult to wrap your head around, but we have your back.
Legal Advice for Immigration Law at Philip Levin & Associates
If you are dealing with any of these issues or another violation of immigration law and you need help, please take a moment to reach out to our experts at Philip Levin & Associates.
Whether you need help with a family immigration problem, immigration and naturalization hearings or appeals, an employment visa, we can get you the help you need. We will fight to ensure that your case is handled fairly and justly.
For a consultation or to learn more about how we can help you, please give us a call at 800-974-2691 or fill out our contact form today.