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  • CRIME OF VIOLENCE

    CRIME OF VIOLENCE

    18 U.S.C. §16. Crime of violence definedThe term “crime of violence” means- (a) an offense that has as an element the use, attempted use, or threatened use of physical force against the person or property of another, or (b) any other offense that is a felony and that, by its nature, involves a substantial risk…

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  • Categorical Approach

    STEP 1 Identify the “Generic” Definition of the Removal Ground The grounds of inadmissibility and deportability (which include the definition of an aggravated felony) contain dozens of terms describing crimes, e.g., “crime involving moral turpitude,” “crime of child abuse,” “law…relating to a controlled substance,” “crime of violence,” “burglary,” etc. Each of these terms must have…

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