Illegal Smuggling Across the Border
Alien smuggling is a dangerous and illegal act. Being so close to the border we understand that people are actively seeking a better way of life and are willing to risk their lives in order to achieve this goal. As a Mexican American young woman, when I hear the work “coyote” I don’t think of the animal, instead I think of the individuals who cross illegal immigrants. These so called “coyotes” cross them through the deserts and mountains when smuggling them across the U.S.-Mexico border. Most “coyotes” turn out to be nice people, but many are not. U.S. Border Patrol Agents have found cases where the “coyote” has stranded women with children because they could not keep up. In many sad cases, agents find the dead bodies of mothers with their arms wrapped around their children. “Coyotes” will leave anyone who can not keep up and thousands of people will die due to dehydration and starvation. Even more extreme is the fact that “coyotes” have been know to kill the illegal immigrants because they could not pay for the services provided.
If you are suspected of illegal smuggling, contact our offices today for a free consultation. Criminal Defense Attorney James N. Dicks can help you face damaging criminal charges such as:
- Illegal entry
- Illegal entry with a prior deportation
- Human trafficking
- Smuggling illegal aliens in the united States
- Helping illegal aliens reenter after deportation
If smuggler is found guilty, each felony could result in up to 10 years in federal prison. Evoke your right to remain silent when questioned by authorities. It is imperative to call our law firm today and schedule a consultation to speak to a skilled attorney James N. Dicks if you have been accused of these criminal allegations.
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