INADMISSIBILITY

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While Prohibited from Driving

CLASSIFICATION:

BRIEF DESCRIPTION: The beneficiary has been convicted for Driving Under the Influence (DUI) of a combination of alcohol and drugs while prohibited from driving.

DETAILS: DUI is not among explicitly referred grounds of inadmissibility. However,

1. Alcoholism is considered a mental disorder.

2. Drug abuse or addiction is among grounds of inadmissibility.

3. Simple Driving under Influence (DUI) is not considered a Crime involving Moral Turpitude (CMT). In contrast, DUI while prohibited from driving is considered a Crime involving Moral Turpitude (CMT).

For more information, see Physical or mental disorder
or addict
Moral Turpitude (CMT)

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