False imprisonment (misd)
Aggravated Felony (AF)
Not an AF as a COV, plus maximum exposure is 364 days
Crime Involving Moral Turpitude (CIMT)
Not a CIMT1Saavedra-Figueroa v. Holder, 625 F.3d 621 (9th Cir. 2010).
Other Removal Grounds
Not a COV, and therefore not a deportable DV offense
To ensure not wrongly charged as child abuse, keep minor V’s age out of ROC. See 243(a).
Advice and Comments
This is a good substitute plea to avoid crime of violence in DV cases
Adam Walsh Act. If V is a minor, this may trigger Adam Walsh Act. See discussion at felony 236/237, above.