Drug addict, misdemeanant, or felon who possesses or owns firearm, ammunition
Aggravated Felony (AF)
Possession by felon or addict is not an AF due to the antique firearms rule.1Conviction under § 12021 does not come within the firearms deportation ground because the statute reaches and has been used to prosecute antique firearms. U.S. v. Aguilera-Rios, supra. See further discussion at PC 29800.
Crime Involving Moral Turpitude (CIMT)
Arguably not CIMT because simply owning a weapon (even up to a sawed-off shotgun) is not a CIMT.
Other Removal Grounds
Not deportable under the firearms ground due to antique firearms rule; see discussion at PC 12020, 29800.
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