Attorney: So, how did you enter the United
Attorney: What do you mean illegally?
Client: Came without visa.
Attorney: Please be specific. Did you come to
the United States without inspection?
Client: Yes, yes.
Attorney: Did you enter U.S by road? By sea?
Client: No, by air.
Attorney: By air?? (umm, perhaps glided
through!!). Where did you cross the border? I mean where did
you make the entry?
Client: Houston airport.
Attorney: Houston airport? But you said you
entered without inspection.
Client: Yes they (immigration officers) did
not know I came.
Attorney: How can you say that? Did you come
in cargo as luggage?? Even if you did they would know.
Client: No no. They don’t know because I came
with a different name and passport.
Attorney: Oh, so you made a fraudulent
Readers, the above dialogue exchange is very
common though the details may be different.