JOIN ASISTA for, Crimes Involving Moral Turpitude (CIMT): Impact on Immigrant Survivors, a discussion into the impact of the category of criminal offenses known as Crimes Involving Moral Turpitude (CIMT) on immigrant survivors. When a noncitizen has triggered the CIMT ground of inadmissibility at 212(a)(2)(A)(i)(I), they are ineligible to receive visas or be admitted to the United States unless a waiver or exception applies. CIMTs may have additional effects on an immigrant survivor’s claim for relief, including ineligibility for VAWA cancellation, mandatory detention, deportability, or denial of good moral character. In this webinar, we will discuss when a noncitizen has triggered a CIMT ground, what exceptions or waivers may be available, and how to avoid unintentionally triggering the ground.
Kelly Head, Staff Attorney, ASISTA
Cristina Velez, Legal & Policy Director, ASISTA