The new norm applies to people who use communication technologies to promote migration evading migratory controls.
It also increases the penalties to up to 12 years of imprisonment and authorizes the closing of organizations or companies promoting this offense.
Aggravating circumstances lay when the victim is a minor, adolescent, elderly, disabled, mentally ill, or pregnant woman. Public employees or officials who commit the crime will be also disqualified.
Migrants in Tijuana, Mexico, wear "BIDEN, please let us in" t-shirts during a demonstration this month demanding clearer U.S. migration policies. Guillermo Arias/Agence France-Presse — pic.twitter.com/tFVOYOaLAn