Criminal Statutes Most Frequently Used in Immigration Prosecution

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U.S. Code Description
 08 USC 01253 Alien hindering his/her removal from the US
 08 USC 01324 Bringing in and harboring certain aliens
 08 USC 01324a Unlawful employment of aliens
 08 USC 01325 Entry of alien at improper time or place; etc.
 08 USC 01326 Reentry of deported alien
 18 USC 00111 Assaulting, resisting, impeding certain officers
 18 USC 00371 Conspiracy to commit offense or to defraud US
 18 USC 00545 Smuggling goods into the United States
 18 USC 00554 Smuggling goods from the United States
 18 USC 00758 High speed flight from immigration checkpoint
 18 USC 00911 False personification - Citizen of the US
 18 USC 00912 False personification - Officer or employee of US
 18 USC 00922 Firearms; Unlawful acts
 18 USC 01001 Fraud/false statements or entries generally
 18 USC 01014 Fraud - Loan and credit applications etc
 18 USC 01015 Fraud - Natzation, citizenship, alien registry
 18 USC 01028 Fraud and related activity - id documents
 18 USC 01349 Mail Fraud - Attempt and Conspiracy
 18 USC 01361 Malicious Mischief - Govrnmt property or contracts
 18 USC 01425 Procurement of citizenship or naturalization unlaw
 18 USC 01542 False statement in application and use of passport
 18 USC 01543 Forgery or false use of passport
 18 USC 01544 Misuse of passport
 18 USC 01546 Fraud and misuse of visas, permits, and other documents
 18 USC 02237 Criminal Sanction for Failure to heave to or provide false information
 18 USC 02252 Material involving sexual exploitation of minors
 18 USC 02314 Transportation of stolen goods, etc
 18 USC 02342 Trafficking in contraband cigarettes Unlawful acts
 18 USC 03144 Release or detention of a material witness
 18 USC 03146 Penalty for failure to appear
 18 USC 03565 Revocation of probation
 18 USC 03583 Term of supervised release after imprisonment
 19 USC 01459 Reporting requirements for individuals
 21 USC 00841 Drug Abuse Prevention & Control-Prohibited acts A
 21 USC 00952 Importation of controlled substances
 31 USC 05332 Bulk Cash Smuggling into or out of the United States
 42 USC 00408 Fed Old Age, Survivors & Disab Insur -Penalties
 46 USC 70506 Penalties
 49 USC 46314 Entering aircraft or airport area in violation of security