Federal Criminal Defense Attorney For Charges Of Eluding Examination Or Inspection By Immigration Officials

(855) 337-6836

If you would like to schedule a consultation with James Bell on this or other Federal criminal matters then call the phone number above or email the office through the Contact Form.



In this short video, defense lawyer James S. Bell explains that eluding examination or inspection is a crime. The prosecution must:

  1. Prove that the defendant is/was an alien
  2. The defendant knowingly eluded examination by immigration officers
  3. The defendant was previously convicted of a violation of 8 USC 1325

If you have been charged with this crime anywhere in the United States then you likely need legal counsel with experience in these Federal matters. You can be fined and imprisoned with these charges.

Here is more about 8 USC 1325, 8 U.S.C. 1325 — Unlawful Entry, Failure To Depart, Fleeing Immigration Checkpoints, Marriage Fraud, Commercial Enterprise Fraud:


“Section 1325 sets forth criminal offenses relating to (1) improper entry into the United States by an alien, (2) entry into marriage for the purpose of evading immigration laws, and (3) establishing a commercial enterprise for the purpose of evading immigration laws. The Illegal Immigration Reform and Immigrant Responsibility Act (IIRIRA) amended 8 U.S.C. § 1325 to provide that an alien apprehended while entering or attempting to enter the United States at a time or place other than as designated by immigration officers shall be subject to a civil penalty.”

If you need legal defense counsel for these kinds of Federal crimes then contact James S. Bell, PC regardless of where you are in the United States. Phone number is toll-free (855) 337-6836.