Illegal Reentry

Illegal Reentry

Illegal Entry By A Deported Alien

What Must The Prosecutor Prove In A Case of Illegal Entry By A Deported Alien
In order to prove a defendant is guilty of Illegal Entry By A Deported Alien, the prosecutor must prove beyond a reasonable doubt that:

  1. The defendant was an alien at the time stated in the indictment;
  2. The defendant had been deported or excluded or removed from the United States;
  3. Afterward, the defendant knowingly reentered or was found to be voluntarily back in the United States; and
  4. The defendant did not have the consent of the United States Government to apply for readmission to the United States.

What are the Penalties for Illegal Entry By A Deported Alien?
The maximum penalty for the offense of Illegal Entry By A Deported Alien is 2 years in prison and a maximum fine of $250,000.

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