If you have been charged in the Orlando area with fraud relating to naturalization, citizenship or registry in violation of Title 18, Section 1015 of the USC, the law offices of Finebloom & Haenel can prepare a defense strategy for you!
The following acts are considered a crime under this section and are punishable by up to 5 years in a Federal prison and a fine:
- If you knowingly makes any false statement under oath, in any case, proceeding, or matter relating to, or under, or by virtue of any law of the United States relating to naturalization, citizenship, or registry of aliens; or
- knowingly, with intent to avoid any duty or liability imposed or required by law, denies that he has been naturalized or admitted to be a citizen, after having been so naturalized or admitted; or
- If you use or attempt to use any certificate of arrival, declaration of intention, certificate of naturalization, certificate of citizenship or other documentary evidence of naturalization or of citizenship, or any duplicate or copy thereof, knowing the same to have been procured by fraud or false evidence or without required appearance or hearing of the applicant in court or otherwise unlawfully obtained; or
- If you knowingly make any false certificate, acknowledgment or statement concerning the appearance before him or the taking of an oath or affirmation or the signature, attestation or execution by any person with respect to any application, declaration, petition, affidavit, deposition, certificate of naturalization, certificate of citizenship or other paper or writing required or authorized by the laws relating to immigration, naturalization, citizenship, or registry of aliens; or
- If you knowingly make any false statement or claim that he is, or at any time has been, a citizen or national of the United States, with the intent to obtain on behalf of himself, or any other person, any Federal or State benefit or service, or to engage unlawfully in employment in the United States; or
- If you knowingly makes any false statement or claim that he is a citizen of the United States in order to register to vote or to vote in any Federal, State, or local election (including an initiative, recall, or referendum).
All of these activities subject you to a federal criminal charge and a five year prison sanction! In order to obtain the best possible outcome you will need an experienced attorney working hard for you. At the law office of Fineboom & Haenel we fight hard for our clients. We make sure to explore every available option for you.
Call us now to arrange a free consultation. Our attorneys are available 24/7 by calling 407-218-6277.