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June 17, 2008

Coyote v Immigration Lawyer

FAQ Can you the immigration lawyer guarantee my relatives entry into the US?
Answer; No, the current immigration law do not allow persons with a visa to enter the U.S. The lack of immigration reform hinders between 80-90% of the persons who seek my advice.

However here is a Policy Spotlight wherein the authors show that Coyotes can virtually guarantee delivery. The article is called Controlling Unauthorized Immigration from Mexico: The Failure of "Prevention through Deterrence" & the Need for Comprehensive Reform

"A recent study performed by the University of California at San Diego's Center for Comparative Immigration Studies and published by the Immigration Policy Center, IPC, argues that, not only is the current U.S. border enforcement policy ineffective, it is counterproductive, facilitating the very thing it tries to prevent: undocumented immigration. In fact, the study, entitled "Controlling Unauthorized Immigration from Mexico: The Failure of "Prevention through Deterrence" & the Need for Comprehensive Reform", shows that as U.S. border enforcement policy gets tougher, apprehensions of those trying to enter the U.S. does not rise accordingly as expected. Instead, to get around toughened enforcement measures, new and successful strategies are developed by those trying to enter the U.S., with many resorting to "coyotes" to help get them across the border rather than going it alone. According to interviews done by the authors with undocumented immigrants who have successfully entered this country, hiring a coyote virtually guarantees a successful entry, and they are considered to be a much safer means of crossing when dealing with the dangers of the desert, as well...".

https://www.immigrationpolicy.org/images/File/misc/CCISbriefing061008.pdf

Posted by VisaLawyer at June 17, 2008 12:08 PM

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