The First Circuit Court of Appeals case of Da Silva Neto v. Holder, 680 F. 3d 25 (1st Cir. 2012)

   Illustrates the categorical and the modified categorical approaches to determining whether a crime does or doesn’t involve moral turpitude.  A foreign national convicted of a crime of moral turpitude can be denied entry into the United States or removed from the United States.  Being convicted of a crime of moral turpitude can also bar … [Read more…]