Alien Smuggling under Subsection 1324(a)(1)(A)(i) makes it an offense to knowingly bring or attempt to bring into the United States an alien at any place other than an official point of entry to the country, such as a port, airport, or land immigration checkpoint.
This crime applies to aliens who are here with permission of the United States as well as those who have entered illegally.
If you are arrested its important that your understand and know your rights. The first step in this process is to seek pretrial release and to have the Court approve a bail for a jail release. Pretrial detention in Federal Court can last days and even months. Its important that you seek aggressive legal representation to obtain a bond and the best result.
Here at the Sostenes Mireles II, PLLC, senior attorney Sostenes Mireles II has been representing those charged with Alien Smuggling for over 17 years. Associate Gary Villarreal also brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to this firm's federal practice.