Aggravated Felony (AF)
Not an AF: Not a COV, plus maximum sentence is less than 1 year
Crime Involving Moral Turpitude (CIMT)
Not CIMT1See, e.g., Matter of Perez-Contreras, 20 I&N Dec. 615 (BIA 1992); Matter of Short, 20 I&N Dec. 136, 139 (BIA 1989). but see Advice regarding ROC
Other Removal Grounds
Advice and Comments
Good immigration plea. (Although due to extensive case law on battery, battery might be better because imm authorities are more familiar with it.) See 243(a) Advice re ROC.