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Thread: INFO FOR AMY

  1. #1
    Guest
    Crimes that always Involve Moral Turpitude
    murder;
    voluntary manslaughter;
    rape;
    statutory rape;
    domestic violence;
    prostitution;
    fraud and crimes where fraud is an element
    all theft offenses (but see receipt of stolen property below);
    blackmail;
    malicious destruction of property;
    arson;
    alien smuggling;
    harboring a fugitive;
    bribery;
    perjury

    Crimes that never* involve Moral Turpitude
    simple assault (no weapon);
    attempted suicide;
    carrying concealed weapon;
    libel;
    rioting;
    obscenity;
    vagrancy;
    loan sharking;
    joy riding
    false claim of citizenship
    possession of false INS documents
    Tax evasion
    possession of narcotics

    Crimes that may or may not involve Moral Turpitude
    Conspiracy and Attempt (Are only crimes involving moral turpitude if the underlying crime is a crime involving moral turpitude.)
    narcotics trafficking offenses;
    assault with weapons (specific intent to kill, rob rape, etc. are);
    battery (domestic violence is, most others are not)
    receipt of stolen property where knowledge is an element;
    breaking and entering depending on what the purpose of entry was;
    child abandonment/endangerment depending on the wilfulness of the act;
    involuntary manslaughter;

  2. #2
    Guest
    Crimes that always Involve Moral Turpitude
    murder;
    voluntary manslaughter;
    rape;
    statutory rape;
    domestic violence;
    prostitution;
    fraud and crimes where fraud is an element
    all theft offenses (but see receipt of stolen property below);
    blackmail;
    malicious destruction of property;
    arson;
    alien smuggling;
    harboring a fugitive;
    bribery;
    perjury

    Crimes that never* involve Moral Turpitude
    simple assault (no weapon);
    attempted suicide;
    carrying concealed weapon;
    libel;
    rioting;
    obscenity;
    vagrancy;
    loan sharking;
    joy riding
    false claim of citizenship
    possession of false INS documents
    Tax evasion
    possession of narcotics

    Crimes that may or may not involve Moral Turpitude
    Conspiracy and Attempt (Are only crimes involving moral turpitude if the underlying crime is a crime involving moral turpitude.)
    narcotics trafficking offenses;
    assault with weapons (specific intent to kill, rob rape, etc. are);
    battery (domestic violence is, most others are not)
    receipt of stolen property where knowledge is an element;
    breaking and entering depending on what the purpose of entry was;
    child abandonment/endangerment depending on the wilfulness of the act;
    involuntary manslaughter;

  3. #3
    Guest
    Immigration and Nationality Act

    Section 101(a)(43)

    The term "aggravated felony" means-


    (A) murder, rape, or sexual abuse of a minor;


    (B) illicit trafficking in controlled substance (as described in section 102 of the Controlled Substances Act), including a drug trafficking crime (as defined in section 924(c) of title 18, United States Code);


    (C) illicit trafficking in firearms or destructive devices (as defined in section 921 of title 18, United States Code) or in explosive materials (as defined in section 841(c) of that title);


    (D) an offense described in section 1956 of title 18, United States Code (relating to laundering of monetary instruments) or section 1957 of that title (relating to engaging in monetary transactions in property derived from specific unlawful activity) if the amount of the funds exceeded $10,000;


    (E) an offense described in-


    (i) section 842 (h) or (i) of title 18, United States Code, or section 844 (d), (e), (f), (g), (h), or (i) of that title (relating to explosive materials offenses);


    (ii) section 922(g) (1), (2), (3), (4), or (5), (j), (n), (o), (p), or (r) or 924 (b) or (h) of title 18, United States Code (relating to firearms offenses); or


    (iii) section 5861 of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 (relating to firearms offenses);


    (F) a crime of violence (as defined in section 16 of title 18, United States Code, but not including a purely political offense) for which the term of imprisonment at 7/ least 1 year;


    (G) a theft offense (including receipt of stolen property) or burglary offense for which the term of imprisonment at 8/ least 1 year;


    (H) an offense described in section 875, 876, 877, or 1202 of title 18, United States Code (relating to the demand for or receipt of ransom);


    (I) an offense described in section 2251, 2251A, or 2252 of title 18, United States Code (relating to child pornography);


    (J) an offense described in section 1962 of title 18, United States Code (relating to racketeer influenced corrupt organizations, or an offense described in section 1084 (if it is the second or subsequent offense) or 1955 of that title (relating to gambling offenses), for which a sentence of 1 year imprisonment or more may be imposed;


    (K) an offense that-


    (i) relates to the owning, controlling, managing, or supervising of a prostitution business; or


    (ii) is described in section 2421, 2422, 2423, of Title 18, United States Code (relating to transportation for the purpose of prostitution) if committed for commercial advantage; or


    (iii) is described in section 1581, 1582, 1583, 1584, 1585, or 1588 9/ of title 18, United States Code (relating to peonage, slavery, and involuntary servitude);



    (L) an offense described in-


    (i) section 793 (relating to gathering or transmitting national defense information), 798 (relating to disclosure of classified information), 2153 (relating to sabotage) or 2381 or 2382 (relating to treason) of title 18, United States Code;


    (ii) section 601 of the National Security Act of 1947 (50 U.S.C. 421) (relating to protecting the identity of undercover intelligence agents); or


    (iii) section 601 of the National Security Act of 1947 (relating to protecting the identity of undercover agents);


    (M) an offense that-

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    i) involves fraud or deceit in which the loss to the victim or victims exceeds $10,000;
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    (ii) is described in section 7201 of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 (relating to tax evasion) in which the revenue loss to the Government exceeds $10,000;


    (N) an offense described in paragraph (1)(A) or (2) of section 274(a) (relating to alien smuggling), except in the case of a first offense for which the alien has affirmatively shown that the alien committed the offense for the purpose of assisting, abetting, or aiding only the alien's spouse, child, or parent (and no other individual) to violate a provision of this Act 10/ ;


    (O) an offense described in section 275(a) or 276 committed by an alien who was previously deported on the basis of a conviction for an offense described in another subparagraph of this paragraph;


    (P) an offense (i) which either is falsely making, forging, counterfeiting, mutilating, or altering a passport or instrument in violation of section 1543 of title 18, United States Code, or is described in section 1546(a) of such title (relating to document fraud) and (ii) for which the term of imprisonment is at least 12 months, except in the case of a first offense for which the alien has affirmatively shown that the alien committed the offense for the purpose of assisting, abetting, or aiding only the alien's spouse, child, or parent (and no other individual) to violate a provision of this Act 11/ ;

    (Q) an offense relating to a failure to appear by a defendant for service of sentence if the underlying offense is punishable by imprisonment for a term of 5 years or more; and

    (R) an offense relating to commercial bribery, counterfeiting, forgery, or trafficking in vehicles the identification numbers of which have been altered for which the term of imprisonment is at least one year 12/ ;

    (S) an offense relating to obstruction of justice, perjury or subornation of perjury, or bribery of a witness, for which the term of imprisonment is at least one year 13/ ;

    (T) an offense relating to a failure to appear before a court pursuant to a court order to answer to or dispose of a charge of a felony for which a sentence of 2 years' imprisonment or more may be imposed; and

    (U) an attempt or conspiracy to commit an offense described in this paragraph.


    The term applies to an offense described in this paragraph whether in violation of Federal or State law and applies to such offense in violation of the law of a foreign country for which the term of imprisonment was completed within the previous 15 years. Notwithstanding any other provision of law (including any effective date), the term applies regardless of whether the conviction was entered before, on, or after the date of enactment of this paragraph.

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