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CITE

    8 USC Sec. 1328                                             01/05/2009

EXPCITE

    TITLE 8 - ALIENS AND NATIONALITY
    CHAPTER 12 - IMMIGRATION AND NATIONALITY
    SUBCHAPTER II - IMMIGRATION
    Part VIII - General Penalty Provisions

HEAD

    Sec. 1328. Importation of alien for immoral purpose

STATUTE

      The importation into the United States of any alien for the
    purpose of prostitution, or for any other immoral purpose, is
    forbidden. Whoever shall, directly or indirectly, import, or
    attempt to import into the United States any alien for the purpose
    of prostitution or for any other immoral purpose, or shall hold or
    attempt to hold any alien for any such purpose in pursuance of such
    illegal importation, or shall keep, maintain, control, support,
    employ, or harbor in any house or other place, for the purpose of
    prostitution or for any other immoral purpose, any alien, in
    pursuance of such illegal importation, shall be fined under title
    18, or imprisoned not more than 10 years, or both. The trial and
    punishment of offenses under this section may be in any district to
    or into which such alien is brought in pursuance of importation by
    the person or persons accused, or in any district in which a
    violation of any of the provisions of this section occurs. In all
    prosecutions under this section, the testimony of a husband or wife
    shall be admissible and competent evidence against each other.

SOURCE

    (June 27, 1952, ch. 477, title II, ch. 8, Sec. 278, 66 Stat. 230;
    Pub. L. 101-649, title V, Sec. 543(b)(5), Nov. 29, 1990, 104 Stat.
    5059.)

AMENDMENTS

      1990 - Pub. L. 101-649 substituted "shall be fined under title
    18, or imprisoned not more than 10 years, or both" for "shall, in
    every such case, be guilty of a felony and upon conviction thereof
    shall be punished by a fine of not more than $5,000 and by
    imprisonment for a term of not more than ten years".
                     EFFECTIVE DATE OF 1990 AMENDMENT
      Amendment by Pub. L. 101-649 applicable to actions taken after
    Nov. 29, 1990, see section 543(c) of Pub. L. 101-649, set out as a
    note under section 1221 of this title.
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