Litigation

United States v. Sineneng-Smith: Overbroad Law Potentially Criminalizes Advocacy on Behalf of Immigrants

October 18, 2017

A portion of the Immigration and Naturalization Act can criminalize any conduct that potentially “encourages” immigrants to enter the US unlawfully.

Unconstitutional portion of Immigration and Naturalization Act (INA) can criminalize, subjectively, any conduct that potentially “encourages” immigrants to enter or reside in the United States unlawfully, in violation of the First Amendment.