INADMISSIBILITY

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A Crime Involving Moral Turpitude

CLASSIFICATION:

BRIEF DESCRIPTION: The beneficiary has committed acts which constitute the essential elements of a Crime involving Moral Turpitude (CMT) or an attempt or conspiracy to commit such a crime.

DETAILS: Alien is inadmissible (under this ground) only if:

DEFINITIONS:
1. Crimes of Moral Turpitude (CMT)

2. Purely political offense
FILING DATE RESTRICTIONS: None.

EXCEPTIONS:

1. Under INA 212(a)(2)(A)(ii)(I) Alien who committed only one crime if:

2. Under INA 212(a)(2)(A)(ii)(II) Alien who committed only one crime if: SPECIFIC WAIVERS:

1. Under INA 212(h)(1)(A) If:

2. Under INA 212(h)(1)(B) If: 3. Under INA 212(h)(2) Terms, conditions and controls, if any, are in discretion of INS.

NO SPECIFIC WAIVER:

Under INA 212(h)(2)

1. If the criminal acts involve murder or torture.

2. If:

COURT JURISDICTION: Under INA 212(h)(2) No court shall have jurisdiction to review INS decision to grant or deny waiver.

GENERAL WAIVERS

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