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Defending Clients From Immigration Charges Across Florida

Even in our recent financial downturn, the United States is known as the land of opportunity, and with good reason. Millions of people across the world enter the United States every year to earn a living for themselves and their families. Many foreign workers come to Florida each year to harvest the citrus crop. Undocumented workers, often from Mexico, frequently rely on individuals to transport them from one part of the United States to Florida to work. The United States government goes to great lengths to investigate and prosecute individuals accusing of transporting illegal aliens, alien smuggling or other immigration-related crimes. Conviction on these crimes can lead to years in federal prison. Further, if you are not a citizen of the United States, these allegations can lead to deportation and removal proceedings as well.

If you have been charged with transporting an illegal alien or other immigration-related crimes, it is critical to have a skilled criminal defense lawyer on your side. At O’Brien Hatfield, P.A., our law firm has successfully defended clients accused of transporting illegal aliens throughout Florida.

This includes obtaining a dismissal in a case where our client faced the charge of conspiracy to bring and harbor illegal aliens into the USA.

Working Hard To Protect Your Rights

Every person charged with a federal crime has certain rights, regardless of immigration status. Our Florida transporting illegal aliens lawyers will act decisively to protect these rights. The government must prove every part of your case beyond a reasonable doubt. In transporting illegal alien cases, the government must prove beyond a reasonable doubt that you knew about the immigration status of the person you were transporting. Our law firm will construct the best possible defense against these charges, while also advising you on the potential immigration consequences of a conviction.

Contact Florida Criminal Defense Firm O’Brien Hatfield, P.A.

We offer a free initial consultation to discuss your charges. Call 813-440-2347 in Tampa, 888-496-5916 in Orlando, en Español at 813-390-2494 or complete our contact form to get started.