PC 270.1

PC 270.1

Offense

Failure to get child to school

Aggravated Felony (AF)

Not AF.

Crime Involving Moral Turpitude (CIMT)

Should not be held CIMT; see Advice.

Other Removal Grounds

Should not be deportable crime of child abuse; see PC 273a(b)

Advice and Comments

While an age-neutral offense is preferable, this ought not to be charged as child abuse, neglect, or abandonment as defined by BIA. There is no bad intent and can be committed by failure to “reasonably” encourage truant to go to school

2020-05-19T18:01:07+00:00Updated January 29th, 2020|