Customs & Immigration

Crowell & Moring's aviation lawyers represent airlines in U.S. Customs service enforcement proceedings and penalty actions, and actions and proceedings involving airline personnel. We advise airlines on compliance with U.S. Customs and DHS regulations and help them solve customs and immigration problems in connection with their international operations.

Representative Engagements

  • Advising U.S. and foreign airlines on immigration issues associated with stationing personnel in the United States.
  • Representing airlines in CBP enforcement and notices of penalty actions at various Customs ports.
  • Representing a U.S. charter airline seeking overtime funds and personnel at U.S. airports.
  • Appealing an CBP fine imposed on a foreign charter airline for allegedly carrying a passenger without proper documentation.