Illegal immigrant

Asked about 2 years ago - El Paso, TX

can you get in trouble if you dont report an illegal immigrant

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  1. Carl Michael Shusterman

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    Answered . No. This is the government's responsibility not yours.

    (213) 394-4554 x0 Mr. Shusterman is a former INS Trial Attorney (1976-82) with over 35 years of immigration... more
  2. Neil Ian Fleischer

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    Answered . You have no duty, but you should not harbor an illegal alien

    Neil I Fleischer (513) 977-4209 www.immigrate2usa.com Note: Neil Fleischer is an attorney licensed in the State... more
  3. Robert West

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    Answered . you have no duty to report anyone, so no.

  4. Raed Gonzalez

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    Answered . Not even the Immigration and Nationality Act requires anyone to report illegal immigrants to anyone. Being illegal in the U.S. is not really a crime. Now, if you see a crime being committed, for example if you see someone smuggling an alien you could be committing the crime of misprison of a felony and for failure to report a crime in some jurisdictions.

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