PC 241(a)

PC 241(a)

Offense

Assault

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

See 243(a)

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.

2020-05-19T17:10:16+00:00Updated January 29th, 2020|