Crimes Involving Moral Turpitude: A List and Corresponding Citations

After reading through more cases than we ever did during all of the Law School, we have compiled a list (and accompanying case citations) of Crimes Involving Moral Turpitude!!  To be clear, what we have compiled thus far, is merely the raw data.  We will be going through this information in greater analytical detail, at a later date.  But at the very least, readers are able to get the general idea of what is and is not a Crime Involving Moral Turpitude.

None of this information is meant to replace individual research.  We have done our best to be as accurate as possible.  However, each case is unique and each client’s needs are particular.  This list is only meant to be a starting point, or (at the very least) an interesting conversation-starter.

Stay tuned for more to come!

Teddy Eisenhut and Brendon Basiga

State: U.S. Fed. Dist.: Crime: Case Citation:
Massachusetts 1st Breaking and Entering Lima v. Holder, 758 F.3d 72 (1st Cir. 2014)
Massachusetts 1st Malicious Destruction of Property Da Silva Neto v. Holder, 680 F.3d 25 (1st Cir. 2012)
New Hampshire 1st Reckless Conduct Idy v. Holder, 674 F.3d 111 (1st Cir. 2012)
Massachusetts 1st Selling Telecommunication Devices Altered to Obtain Unauthorized Use of Services; Conspiracy to Commit Fraud in Connection with Access Devices Mejia-Rodriguez v. Holder, 558 F.3d 46 (1st Cir. 2009)
1st Larceny By Check; Forgery Onwuamaegbu v. Holder, No. 08-2174, 2009 WL 1143115 (1st Cir. Apr. 29, 2009)
Massachusetts 1st Receiving Stolen Property worth Over $250; Receiving a Stolen Motor Vehicle Aquino-Encarnacion v. I.N.S., 296 F.3d 56 (1st Cir. 2002)
Massachusetts 1st Possession and Use of a Fraudulent Driver’s License Montero-Ubri v. I.N.S., 229 F.3d 319 (1st Cir. 2000)
Connecticut 1st 2nd Degree Assault Nguyen v. Reno, 211 F.3d 692 (1st Cir. 2000)
Massachusetts 1st Indecent Assault and Battery on Person 14 or Older Maghsoudi v. I.N.S., 181 F.3d 8 (1st Cir. 1999)
Massachusetts 1st Accessory After the Fact to Murder Cabral v. I.N.S., 15 F.3d 193 (1st Cir. 1994)
Massachusetts 1st Breaking and Entering in Nighttime with Intent to Commit Larceny Pacheco v. I.N.S., 546 F.2d 448 (1st Cir. 1976)
Massachusetts 1st Lewdness Lane ex rel. Cronin v. Tillinghast, 38 F.2d 231 (1st Cir. 1930)
  1. Massachusetts
Using Mails to Defraud; Larceny Ponzi v. Ward, 7 F.Supp. 736 (D. Ma. 1934)
  1. Massachusetts
Breaking and Entering; Larceny Gomes v. Tillinghast, 37 F.2d 935 (D. Ma. 1930)
Connecticut 2nd 1st Degree Larceny (Defrauding Public Community) Mendez v. Mukasey, 547 F.3d 345 (2d Cir. 2008)
New York 2nd 2nd Degree Assault Singh v. U.S. Dept. of Homeland Sec., 526 F.3d 72 (2d Cir. 2008)
New York 2nd Criminal Possession of Stolen Property Oduko v. I.N.S., Nos. 05-4566-ag(L), 06-0560-ag(CON), 2008 WL 1925042 (2d Cir. Apr. 30, 2008)
Michigan 2nd Making False Statement on Passport Application; Larceny Grajales v. Mukasey, No. 08-0378-ag, 2008 WL 5341378 (2d Cir. Dec. 22, 2008)
New York, New Jersey 2nd New York: Petit Larceny


New Jersey: Shoplifting

Price v. Keisler, No. 05-2911-ag, 2007 WL 3088547 (2d Cir. Oct. 24, 2007)
New Jersey 2nd Receipt of Stolen Property Alcaide-Zelaya v. I.N.S., No. 04-5861-ag, 2007 WL 1290230 (2d Cir. May 3, 2007)
New York 2nd Making False Statement in Application for Passport Rodriguez v. Gonzales, 451 F.3d 60 (2d Cir. 2006)
New York 2nd 3rd-Degree Criminal Possession of a Forged Instrument Cetik v. Gonzales, No. 05-0936-ag, 2006 WL 1424423 (2d Cir. May 19, 2006)
New York 2nd 5th Degree Possession of Stolen Property (i.e. Possession of Stolen Bus Transfers) Michel v. I.N.S., 206 F.3d 253 (2d Cir. 2000)
New York 2nd Italian Conviction: Theft Chiaramonte v. I.N.S., 626 F.2d 1093 (2d Cir. 1980)
New York 2nd Devising Scheme to Defraud by Use of Mails Nason v. I.N.S., 394 F.2d 223 (2d Cir. 1968)
New York 2nd Petit Larceny Brett v. I.N.S., 386 F.2d 439 (2d Cir. 1967)
Connecticut 2nd Indecent Assault Marinelli v. Ryan, 285 F.2d 474 (2d Cir. 1961)
New York 2nd Bribery of a Participant in an Amateur Sport U.S. ex rel. Sollazzo v. Esperdy, 285 F.2d 341 (2d Cir. 1961)
New York 2nd Disorderly Conduct Babouris v. Esperdy, 269 F.2d 621 (2d Cir. 1959)
New York 2nd Portuguese Conviction: Theft (Receiving Stolen Goods) U.S. v. Shaughnessy, 219 F.2d 249 (2d Cir. 1955)
New York 2nd Incest with Minor U.S. ex rel. Weddeke v. Watkins, 166 F.2d 369 (2d Cir. 1948)
New York 2nd Swiss Conviction: Obtaining Goods Upon False Representations (Fraud) Bermann v. Reimer, 123 F.2d 331 (2d Cir. 1941)
Pennsylvania 2nd Depositing and Concealing Distilled Spirits with Intent to Defraud U.S. U.S. ex rel. Berlandi v. Reimer, 113 F.2d 429 (2d Cir. 1940)
New York 2nd Canadian Conviction: Armed Robbery U.S. ex rel. Consola v. Karnuth, 108 F.2d 178 (2d Cir. 1939)
New York 2nd Perjury U.S. ex rel. Karpay v. Uhl, 70 F.2d 792 (2d Cir. 1934)
New York 2nd 1st Degree Robbery; 2nd Degree Attempted Grand Larceny U.S. ex rel. Meyer v. Day, 54 F.2d 336 (2d Cir. 1931)
New York 2nd Manslaughter; Counterfeiting U.S. ex rel. Allessio v. Day, 42 F.2d 217 (2d Cir. 1930)
New York 2nd 2nd Degree Assault U.S. ex rel. Ciccerelli v. Curran, 12 F.2d 394 (2d Cir. 1926)
New York 2nd Italian Conviction: Highway Robbery Lauria v. U.S., 271 F. 261 (2d Cir. 1921)
  1. Connecticut
1st Degree Sexual Assault of Minor U.S. v. Gayle, 996 F.Supp.2d 42 (D. Conn. 2014)
  1. Connecticut
Theft; Assault with Intent to Rob U.S. ex rel. Rizzio v. Kenney, 50 F.2d 418 (D. Conn. 1931)
  1. Connecticut
Larceny U.S. ex rel. Parenti v. Martineau, 50 F.2d 902 (D. Conn. 1930)
New York N.D. New York 1st Degree Attempted Assault Green v. Rabideau, No. 9:05-CV-0483 (FJS/GHL), 2007 WL 499621 (N.D.N.Y. Feb. 13, 2007)
New York S.D. New York 2nd Degree Assault Franquiz v. I.N.S., No. 96 Civ. 7924(JSM), 1997 WL 159626 (S.D.N.Y. 1997)
Florida S.D. New York Extortion; Conspiracy to Commit Extortion; Conspiracy to Kidnap U.S. v. DeParias, 631 F.Supp. 1530 (S.D.N.Y. 1986)
New York S.D. New York False Representation as Being U.S. Citizen U.S. v. George, 534 F.Supp. 570 (S.D.N.Y. 1982)
Wisconsin S.D. New York Carnal Knowledge and Abuse Marks v. Esperdy, 198 F.Supp. 40 (S.D.N.Y. 1961)
New York S.D. New York Bribing Participant in Amateur Game U.S. ex rel. Sollazzo v. Esperdy, 187 F.Supp. 753 (S.D.N.Y. 1960)
New York S.D. New York Assault with Deadly Weapon and Shooting Puig Y Garcia v. Murff, 168 F.Supp. 890 (S.D.N.Y. 1958)
New York S.D. New York Unlawful Entry; Robbery U.S. ex rel. Piperkoff v. Murff, 164 F.Supp. 528 (S.D.N.Y. 1958)
New York S.D. New York Disorderly Conduct Babouris v. Murff, 175 F.Supp. 503 (S.D.N.Y. 1958)
New York S.D. New York Perjury U.S. ex rel. Cumberbatch v. Shaughnessy, 117 F. Supp. 152 (S.D.N.Y 1953)
New York S.D. New York British Conviction: Stealing Fur (Equivalent of U.S. Larceny Offense) U.S. ex rel. Teper v. Miller, 87 F.Supp. 285 (S.D.N.Y. 1949)
New York S.D. New York 2nd Degree Burglary; Petit Larceny U.S. ex rel. Amato v. Comm’r of Immigration, Ellis Island, N.Y. Harbor, 18 F.Supp. 480 (S.D.N.Y. 1937)
New York S.D. New York Belgian Conviction: Embezzlement U.S. ex rel. Schreiber v. Reimer, 19 F.Supp. 719 (S.D.N.Y. 1937)
New York S.D. New York Adultery U.S. ex rel. Tourny v. Reimer, 8 F.Supp. 91 (S.D.N.Y. 1934)
California S.D. New York Issuing Check without Sufficient Funds U.S. ex rel. Portada v. Day, 16 F.2d 328 (S.D.N.Y. 1926)
New York S.D. New York 3rd Degree Burglary U.S. ex rel. Andreacchi v. Curran, 38 F.2d 498 (S.D.N.Y. 1926)
New York W.D. New York Alien Smuggling U.S. v. Raghunandan, 587 F.Supp. 423 (W.D.N.Y. 1984)
New York W.D. New York Theft U.S. ex rel. Chartrand v. Karnuth, 31 F.Supp. 799 (W.D.N.Y. 1940)
New York W.D. New York Assault U.S. ex rel. Pellegrino v. Karnuth, 23 F.Supp. 688 (W.D.N.Y. 1938)
New York W.D. New York Larceny U.S. ex rel. Patricola v. Karnuth, 9 F.Supp. 961 (W.D.N.Y. 1935)
New York W.D. New York Perjury U.S. ex rel. Carella v. Karnuth, 2 F.Supp. 998 (W.D.N.Y. 1933)
New York W.D. New York 2nd Degree Assault U.S. v. Smith, 8 F.2d 663 (W.D.N.Y. 1925)
Delaware 3rd 3rd Degree Forgery (Altering Document) De La Luz v. Att’y Gen. of U.S., No. 13-3293, 2014 WL 4589867 (3d Cir. Sept. 16, 2014)
New York 3rd 2nd Degree Unlawful Surveillance Rodriguez v. Att’y Gen. of U.S., No. 13-1623 (3d Cir. Mar. 19, 2014)
New Jersey 3rd 3rd Degree Aggravated Assault on Law Enforcement Officer Salomon-Bajxac v. Att’y Gen. of U.S., No. 13-3711 (3d Cir. Mar. 3, 2014)
New Jersey 3rd 2nd Degree Eluding; 3rd Degree Aggravated Assault-Bodily Injury Idowu v. Att’y Gen. of U.S., No. 12-2954, 2013 WL 341390 (3d Cir. Jan. 30, 2013)
3rd Conspiracy to Defraud in Connection with “Credit Card Bust-Out Scheme” Singh v. Att’y Gen. of U.S., No. 11-3553, 2012 WL 3024231 (3d Cir. July 25, 2012)
3rd Trademark Counterfeiting Dolgosheev v. Att’y Gen. of U.S., No. 10-3734, 2011 WL 2653828 (3d Cir. July 8, 2011)
New York 3rd 1st Degree Sodomy Bumbury v. Att’y Gen. of U.S., No. 09-2014, 2010 WL 1254681 (3d Cir. Apr. 2, 2010)
New Jersey 3rd 3rd Degree Arson Pretelt v. Att’y Gen. of U.S., No. 08-4051, 2010 WL 925861 (3d Cir. Mar. 16, 2010)
Delaware 3rd Terroristic Threatening Solomon v. Att’y Gen. of U.S., No. 07-4763, 2009 WL 215346 (3d Cir. Jan. 30, 2009)
Pennsylvania 3rd Misdemeanor Indecent Assault Mehboob v. Att’y Gen. of U.S., 549 F.3d 272 (3d Cir. 2008)
New Jersey 3rd Criminal Sexual Contact with 15-Year-Old Minor Guiracocha v. Att’y Gen. of U.S., No. 07-1715, 2008 WL 1777410 (3d Cir. Apr. 21, 2008)
Florida 3rd Making False Statement in Course of Attempting to Purchase a Firearm Daibo v. Att’y Gen. of U.S., No. 06-2413, 2008 WL 410122 (3d Cir. Feb. 15, 2008)
New Jersey 3rd Aggravated Assault (Attempting to Cause Significant Bodily Injury to Spouse) Andres v. Att’y Gen. of U.S., No. 06-4110, 2008 WL 241373 (3d Cir. Jan. 30, 2008)
New York 3rd Attempting to Sell Cocaine; 2nd Degree Menacing Campbell v. Att’y Gen. of U.S., No. 05-2679, 2006 WL 859039 (3d Cir. Apr. 3, 2006)
Pennsylvania 3rd Receiving Stolen Property De Leon-Reynoso v. Ashcroft, 293 F.3d 633 (3d Cir. 2002)
Pennsylvania 3rd Larceny of Government Property Quilodran-Brau v. Holland, 232 F.2d 183 (3d Cir. 1956)
Pennsylvania 3rd Embezzlement U.S. ex rel. Santarelli v. Hughes, 116 F.2d 613 (3d Cir 1940)
Pennsylvania 3rd Larceny Perkins v. U.S. ex rel. Malesevic, 99 F.2d 255 (3d Cir. 1938)
Pennsylvania E.D. Pennsylvania Unlawful Restraint Sharpe v. Riley, 271 F.Supp.2d 631 (E.D. Pa. 2003)
New Jersey E.D. Pennsylvania Burglary; Shoplifting Da Rosa Silva v. I.N.S., 263 F.Supp.2d 1005 (E.D. Pa. 2003)
Pennsylvania E.D. Pennsylvania German Convictions: Simple Larceny; Concealing Stolen Goods Zgodda v. Holland, 184 F.Supp. 847 (E.D. Pa. 1960)
Alabama E.D. Pennsylvania Larceny Quilodran-Brau v. Holland, 132 F.Supp. 765 (E.D. Pa. 1955)
California W.D. Pennsylvania Issuing Bank Checks with Intent to Defraud U.S. ex rel. Fells v. Garfinkel, 158 F.Supp. 524 (W.D. Pa. 1957)
Virginia 4th Assault and Battery of Family Member; Malicious Destruction or Damage of Telephone with Intent to Prevent Another Person from Summoning Law Enforcement Mansoor v. Holder, No. 12-1433, 2013 WL 174361 (4th Cir. Jan. 17, 2013)
Virginia, Washington D.C. 4th Virginia: Willfully Concealing Store Merchandise


D.C.: Assault with a Dangerous Weapon

Yousefi v. U.S. I.N.S., 260 F.3d 318 (4th Cir. 2012)
Virginia 4th Sexual Battery Rivers v. Holder, No. 12-1404, 2012 WL 4466460 (4th Cir. Sept. 28, 2012)
Virginia 4th Grand Larceny; Procuring Vehicle with Intent to Defraud Kporlor v. Holder, 597 F.3d 222 (4th Cir. 2010)
Virginia 4th Credit Card Fraud; Using False Statement to Obtain Credit; Receiving Goods Via Credit Card Fraud Parikh v. Gonzales, No. 04-2072, 2005 WL 3087896 (4th Cir. Nov. 18, 2005)
Maryland 4th Possession of Document-Making Implements with Intent to Produce False Identification Documents Babafunmi v. U.S., No. 99-2312, 2000 WL 338987 (4th Cir. Mar. 31, 2000)
Maryland 4th Carnal Knowledge of Female Between Ages of 14 and 16 Years Castle v. I.N.S., 541 F.2d 1064 (4th Cir. 1976)
  1. Maryland
Possession of Untax-Paid Distilled Spirits with Intent to Defraud Government U.S. ex rel. Barile v. Murff, 116 F.Supp. 163 (D. Md. 1953)
Virginia E.D. Virginia Petit Larceny Laryea v. U.S., 300 F.Supp.2d 404 (E.D. Va. 2004)
Texas 5th Aggravated Assault with Deadly Weapon Munoz v. Holder, 755 F.3d 366 (5th Cir. 2014)
Texas 5th 2nd Degree Aggravated Assault Against Family Member; Misdemeanor Possession of Firearm Miresles-Zuniga v. Holder, 743 F.3d 110 (5th Cir. 2014)
Texas 5th Assault Chancoy-Tonoc v. Holder, No. 12-60635, 2013 WL 2128333 (5th Cir. May 17, 2013)
Texas 5th Assault Esparza-Rodriguez v. Holder, 699 F.3d 821 (5th Cir. 2012)
Texas 5th Unlawful Possession of Fraudulent Identifying Information Nino v. Holder, 690 F.3d 691 (5th Cir. 2012)
Texas 5th Assault of Family Member Aldape-Garcia v. Holder, No. 11-60724, 2012 WL 2525973 (5th Cir. June 29, 2012)
Texas 5th Wholesale Promotion of Obscene Material Ere v. Holder, No. 11-60207, 2011 WL 6371800 (5th Cir. Dec. 20, 2011)
Texas 5th Misprision of Felony Ahmad v. Holder, No. 11-60125, 2011 WL 5965808 (5th Cir. Nov. 29, 2011)
Arkansas 5th Shoplifting; 3rd Degree Battery Centeno v. Holder, Nos. 09-60223, 09-60559, 2010 WL 3278261 (5th Cir. Aug. 18, 2010)
Texas 5th Assault (Family Violence) Lazaro v. Holder, No. 09-60531, 2010 WL 3023296 (5th Cir. July 26, 2010)
Texas 5th Misdemeanor Burglary of Motor Vehicle; Evading Arrest with Vehicle Pulido-Alatorre v. Holder, No. 08-60626, 2010 WL 2465083 (5th Cir. June 11, 2010)
Texas 5th Money Laundering; Forgery Igbinoba v. Holder, No. 08-60817, 2009 WL 2573511 (5th Cir. Aug. 21, 2009)
Texas 5th Sexual Assault Solorzano-Moreno v. Mukasey, No. 07-60621, 2008 WL 4538322 (5th Cir. Oct. 10, 2008)
Texas 5th Aggravated-Felony Drug Conviction; Assault Calderon-Dominguez v. Mukasey, No. 06-60198, 2008 WL 64664 (5th Cir. Jan. 7, 2008)
Texas 5th Unlawful Transport of Individuals Fuentes-Cruz v. Gonzales, 489 F.3d 724 (5th Cir. 2007)
Texas 5th Failure to Stop and Render Aid after Car Accident Resulting in Injury/Death Garcia-Maldonado v. Gonzales, 491 F.3d 284 (5th Cir. 2007)


Texas 5th Misusing Social Security Number Obtained by Fraud Hyder v. Keisler, 506 F.3d 388 (5th Cir. 2007)
Texas 5th Knowingly Procuring Naturalization Contrary to Law Amouzadeh v. Winfrey, 467 F.3d 451 (5th Cir. 2006)


Texas 5th Making a False Statement to the Federal Aviation Commission Martinez-Castelan v. Gonzales, No. 05-60472, 2006 WL 1877273 (5th Cir. July 6, 2006)
Texas 5th Racketeering Smalley v. Ashcroft, 354 F.3d 332 (5th Cir. 2003)
Texas 5th Forging Proof of Financial Responsibility Morales-Carrera v. Ashcroft, No. 02-608, 2003 WL 21754957 (5th Cir. July 30, 2003)
Texas 5th Conspiring to Obtain, Possess, and Use False Immigration Docs Omagah v. Ashcroft, 288 F.3d 254 (5th Cir. 2002)
Texas 5th Aggravated Assault; Sexual Offense Involving Children Pichardo v. I.N.S., 104 F.3d 756 (5th Cir. 1997)
Mississippi 5th Forgery Alfred v. I.N.S., No. 94-40458, 1994 WL 708660 (5th Cir. Dec. 6, 1994)
New York 5th Attempted Theft Celleri-Soto v. I.N.S., No. 93-4353, 1993 WL 481687 (5th Cir. 1993)
Texas 5th Two Petty Property Offenses Yazdchi v. I.N.S., 878 F.2d 166 (5th Cir. 1989)
New Orleans 5th Offering Bribe to Immigration Officer Okabe v. I.N.S., 671 F.2d 863 (5th Cir. 1982)
Florida 5th South African Conviction: Attempting to Obstruct or Impede the Process of Justice Knoetze v. U.S., Dept. of State, 634 F.2d 207 (5th Cir. 1981)
Florida 5th Perjury U.S. ex rel. Alvarez Y Flores v. Savoretti, 205 F.2d 544 (5th Cir. 1953)
Florida 5th Forgery; Larceny; Uttering; Stealing U.S. ex rel. McKenzie v. Savoretti, 200 F.2d 546 (5th Cir. 1952)
Louisiana 5th Conspiring to Smuggle, Import and Bring into U.S. Alcohol Fit and Intended for Beverage Purposes; Smuggling and Concealing Illegally Imported Alcohol Guarneri v. Kessler, 98 F.2d 580 (5th Cir. 1938)
California E.D. Louisiana Incumbering Mortgaged Property with Intent to Defraud U.S. ex rel. Millard v. Tuttle, 46 F.2d 342 (E.D. La. 1930)
Missouri W.D. Missouri Perjury U.S. v. Carrollo, 30 F.Supp. 3 (W.D. Mo. 1939)
Texas N.D. Texas Making False Statement to Federal Agency Fetamia v. Ridge, No. 3-03-CV-2841-BD, 2004 WL 1194458 (N.D. Tex. May 27, 2014)
Texas S.D. Texas Sexual Abuse of a Child U.S. v. Ekpin, 214 F.Supp.2d 707 (S.D. Tex. 2002)
Florida 6th Uttering a Forgery Gonzalez v. Holder, No. 13-3632 (6th Cir. June 30, 2014) (WL, Aliens, Immigration, and Citizenship)
Michigan 6th Conspiring to Traffic in Identification Documents Yeremin v. Holder, 738 F.3d 708 (6th Cir. 2013)
Michigan 6th 4th Degree Criminal Sexual Conduct; Willful Failure to Comply with Sex Offender Registration Requirements; Possession with Intent to Deliver Property with Counterfeit Mark Bushra v. Holder, No. 12-4393 (6th Cir. July 3, 2013) (WL, Aliens, Immigration, & Citizenship)
Michigan 6th Knowingly Making False Statement for Purpose of Influencing Action of Small Business Administration (SBA) Novatchinski v. Holder, No. 10-3873, 2013 WL 781632 (6th Cir. Mar. 4, 2013)
Washington 6th Felony Flight Ruiz-Lopez v. Holder, 682 F.3d 513 (6th Cir. 2012)
Michigan 6th Medicare Fraud (Aggravated Felony – Loss Exceeded $10,000) Ibe v. Holder, No. 09-3869, 2010 WL 5376865 (6th Cir. 2010)
Mississippi 6th Fraudulent Use of Social Security Number Serrato-Soto v. Holder, 570 F.3d 686 (6th Cir. 2009)
Michigan 6th Felonious Assault with Dangerous Weapon Atoui v. Ashcroft, No. 02-4355, 2004 WL 1894444 (6th Cir. Aug. 19, 2004)
Michigan 6th 1st Degree Retail Fraud Bakal v. Ashcroft, No. 01-3719, 2003 WL 103076 (6th Cir. Jan. 9, 2003)
6th Yugoslavian Conviction: Shooting Death of Wife Gjidoda v. Ashcroft, No. 02-3556, 2002 WL 31388782 (6th Cir. Oct. 22, 2002)
Michigan 6th Larceny; Making False Statement in Application for Driver’s License Zaitona v. I.N.S., 9 F.3d 432 (6th Cir. 1993)
Michigan E.D. Michigan 4th Degree Criminal Sexual Conduct U.S. v. Kiang, 175 F.Supp.2d 942 (E.D. Mich. 2001)
Michigan E.D. Michigan Embezzlement U.S. v. Tooma, 187 F.Supp. 928 (E.D. Mich. 1960)
Michigan E.D. Michigan Forgery or Uttering of Forged Prescription with Intent to Defraud U.S. Government U.S. ex rel. Abbenante v. Butterfield, 112 F.Supp. 324 (E.D. Mich. 1953)
Ohio N.D. Ohio Receiving Stolen Property; Burglary Giaimo v. Pederson, 193 F.Supp. 527 (N.D. Ohio 1960)
Michigan N.D. Ohio Burglary Tahir v. Lehmann, 171 F.Supp. 589 (N.D. Ohio 1958)
Illinois 7th Using a Fraudulent Social Security Card to Obtain and Maintain Employment Marin-Rodriguez v. Holder, 710 F.3d 734 (7th Cir. 2013)
Indiana 7th Misuse of a Social Security Number in Order to Deceive Employer Miranda-Murillo v. Holder, No.12-3374, 2013 WL 1409335 (7th Cir. Apr. 9, 2013)
Iowa 7th Falsely Applying for Social Security Card Benaouicha v. Holder, 600 F.3d 795 (7th Cir. 2010)
California 7th Assault with Deadly Weapon; 2nd Degree Robbery Mancillas-Ruiz v. Holder, 625 F.3d 993 (7th Cir. 2010)
Illinois 7th Fraud in Connection with Identification Documents Lagunas-Salgado v. Holder, 584 F.3d 707 (7th Cir. 2009)
Illinois 7th Making False Statement (Using Altered Passport) Ghani v. Holder, 557 F.3d 836 (7th Cir. 2009)
Illinois 7th Conspiracy to Commit an Offense Against the U.S. or to Defraud the U.S. by Selling Firearms, Without a License or Required Paperwork, to People Not Authorized to Own Them Ali v. Mukasey, 521 F.3d 737 (7th Cir. 2008)
Illinois 7th Theft Hashish v. Gonzales, 442 F.3d 572 (7th Cir. 2006)
Illinois 7th Criminal Sexual Abuse of a Minor Padilla v. Gonzales, 397 F.3d 1016 (7th Cir. 2005)
Illinois 7th Obstruction of Justice (i.e. Knowingly Furnishing False Information to Police Officer) Padilla v. Gonzales, 397 F.3d 1016 (7th Cir. 2005)
Illinois 7th Purchase of Food Stamps from Welfare Recipients Abdelqadar v. Gonzales, 413 F.3d 668 (7th Cir. 2005)
Illinois 7th Aggravated Fleeing from Police Officer Mei v. Ashcroft, 393 F.3d 737 (7th Cir. 2004)
7th Dutch Conviction: Theft Soetarto v. I.N.S, 516 F.2d 778 (7th Cir. 1975)
Florida 7th Possession of Counterfeit Obligations of U.S. Lozano-Giron v. I.N.S., 506 F.2d 1073 (7th Cir. 1974)
Illinois 7th Obtaining Money by Means of  Confidence Game Rukavina v. I.N.S., 303 F.2d 645 (7th Cir. 1962)
Indiana 7th Conspiracy to Violate Internal Revenue Act; Conspiracy to Commit Offense or to Defraud U.S. Morgano v. Pilliod, 299 F.2d 217 (7th Cir. 1962)
Illinois 7th Italian Conviction: Voluntary Homicide De Lucia v. Flagg, 297 F.2d 58 (7th Cir. 1961)
Illinois, California 7th Illinois: Contributing to Delinquency of Female Child


California: Larceny

Orlando v. Robinson, 262 F.2d 850 (7th Cir. 1959)
Illinois 7th Rape Ng Sui Wing v. U.S., 46 F.2d 755 (7th Cir. 1931)
Illinois 7th Hungarian Charge: Manslaughter Pillisz v. Smith, 46 F.2d 769 (7th Cir. 1931)
Iowa 8th Tampering with Records Villatoro v. Holder, 760 F.3d 872 (8th Cir. 2014)
8th Mail Fraud Rios-Diaz, No. 12-2977 (8th Cir. Nov. 27, 2013)
Missouri 8th Using an Unlawfully Obtained Social Security Number Lateef v. Dept. of Homeland Sec., 592 F.3d 926 (8th Cir. 2010)
Missouri 8th Misusing Social Security Number Guardado-Garcia v. Holder, 615 F.3d 900 (8th Cir. 2010)
Iowa 8th Operating Vehicle while Intoxicated; Child Endangerment Resulting in Bodily Injury Hernandez-Perez v. Holder, 569 F.3d 345 (8th Cir. 2009)
Missouri 8th 2nd Degree Assault Godinez-Arroyo v. Mukasey, 540 F.3d 848 (8th Cir. 2008)
Kansas 8th Discharge of Firearm at Occupied Dwelling Recio-Prado v. Gonzales, 456 F.3d 819 (8th Cir. 2006)
Minnesota 8th 5th Degree Assault Solano-Chicas v. Gonzales, 440 F.3d 1050 (8th Cir. 2006)
Minnesota 8th Terroristic Threats Chanmouny v. Ashcroft, 376 F.3d 810 (8th Cir. 2004)
Nebraska 8th Attempted 2nd Degree Assault Lopez-Mendez v. I.N.S., No. 98-3345, 1999 WL 449991 (8th Cir. June 30, 1999)
Missouri 8th Involuntary Manslaughter Franklin v. I.N.S., 72 F.3d 571 (8th Cir. 1995)
8th Obtaining Pell Grants By Fraud Izedonmwen v. I.N.S., 37 F.3d 416 (8th Cir. 1994)
Nebraska 8th Possession of Stolen Mail Okoroha v. I.N.S., 715 F.2d 380 (8th Cir. 1983)
Minnesota 8th Statutory Rape Marciano v. I.N.S., 450 F.2d 1022 (8th Cir. 1971)
Missouri 8th Perjury; Conspiring to Defraud U.S. By Carrying on Business of Wholesale Liquor Dealer while Willfully Failing to Pay Special Tax U.S. ex rel. Carrollo v. Bode, 204 F.2d 220 (8th Cir. 1953)
  1. Nebraska
Insufficient Fund Check; No Account Check Ijoma v. I.N.S., 875 F.Supp. 625 (D. Neb. 1995)
California 9th Misuse of Passport with Intent to Facilitate and Act of International Terrorism Vinh Tan Nguyen v. Holder, 763 F.3d 1022 (9th Cir. 2014)
California 9th Misdemeanor Sexual Battery Gonzalez-Cervantes v. Holder, 709 F.3d 1265 (9th Cir. 2013)
California 9th Assault with Deadly Weapon; Grand Theft U.S. v. Ramos-Perez, No. 12-50219 (9th Cir. July 15, 2013) (WL, Aliens, Immigration, and Citizenship)
California 9th Perjury Jimenez v. Holder, No. 08-73830, 2013 WL 543478 (9th Cir. Feb 14, 2013)
California 9th Stalking; Sexual Battery Raya-Moreno v. Holder, No. 11-71992, 2013 WL 139920 (9th Cir. Jan. 11, 2013)
California 9th Solicitation of Prostitution Rohit v. Holder, 670 F.3d 1085 (9th Cir. 2012)
California 9th Making Threats with Intent to Terrorize Latter-Singh v. Holder, 668 F.3d 1156 (9th Cir. 2012)
California 9th Receipt of Stolen Property; Disorderly Conduct Involving Prostitution Canel-Velasquez v. Holder, No. 09-70718, 2012 WL 688560 (9th Cir. Mar. 2, 2012)
California 9th Welfare Fraud Valenzuela Garcia v. Holder, No. 06-70543, 2012 WL 605599 (9th Cir. Feb. 27, 2012)
California 9th Petty Theft Villasenor-Sanchez v. Holder, No. 08-70957, 2011 WL 32205 (9th Cir. Jan. 6, 2012)
California 9th Passing Bad Check with Intent to Defraud; Possession of 15 or More Access Devices with Intent to Defraud Planes v. Holder, 652 F.3d 991 (9th Cir. 2011)
Washington 9th Communicating with Minor for Immoral Purposes Potoae v. Holder, No. 08-71850, 2011 WL 4894232 (9th Cir. Oct. 14, 2011)
California 9th Attempted Arson Ruiz v. Holder, No. 09-71194, 2011 WL 3240711 (9th Cir. July 29, 2011)
California 9th Robbery Mendoza v. Holder, 623 F.3d 1299 (9th Cir. 2010)
California 9th Petty Theft; Burglary Caringal v. Holder, No. 09-70041, 2010 WL 4643005 (9th Cir. Nov. 17, 2010)
9th Conspiracy to Commit Marriage Fraud Martinez-Nieto v. Holder, No. 05-75663, 2010 WL 997120 (9th Cir. Mar. 17, 2010)
California 9th Petty Theft; Domestic Violence Aragon Trinidad v. Holder, Nos. 05-75040, 08-70423, 2010 WL 582683 (9th Cir. Feb. 19, 2010)
Arizona 9th Aggravated DUI Marmolejo-Campos v. Holder, 558 F.3d 903 (9th Cir. 2009)
California 9th Possession of Child Pornography U.S. v. Santacruz, 563 F.3d 894 (9th Cir. 2009)
Washington 9th 1st Degree Identity Theft Juarez-Romero v. Holder, No. 08-73552, 2009 WL 4913912 (9th Cir. Dec. 2, 2009)
California 9th Willfully Manufacturing, Intentionally Selling, or Knowingly Possessing For Sale Counterfeit Trademark Tall v. Mukasey, 517 F.3d 1115 (9th Cir. 2008)
9th Two Petty Theft Convictions Gomez v. Mukasey, No. 05-77084, 2008 WL 4373004 (9th Cir. Sept. 23, 2008)
California 9th Indecent Exposure Rodriguez-Macias v. Mukasey, No. 06-72061, 2008 WL 2812534 (9th Cir. July 22, 2008)
California 9th Petty Theft Forero-Arias v. Mukasey, No. 06-75476, 2008 WL 2490186 (9th Cir. June 23, 2008)
California 9th Petty Theft Raya v. Mukasey, No. 04-76087, 2008 WL 731109 (9th Cir. Mar. 17, 2008)
Washington 9th Felony Harassment (Threatening to Kill Someone) Manzar v. Mukasey, No. 06-73291, 2008 WL 399428 (9th Cir. Feb. 13, 2008)
Arizona 9th Solicitation to Possess at Least Four Pounds of Marijuana for Sale Barragan-Lopez v. Mukasey, 508 F.3d 899 (9th Cir. 2007)
Florida 9th Strong Arm Robbery (2nd Degree Felony) Reyes-Hernandez v. Gonzales, No. 07-70871, 2007 WL 1288 (9th Cir. 2007)
California 9th Conspiring to Violate Executive Order No. 12724 (Prohibiting Transactions with Iraq) Abulfeilat v. Gonzales, Nos. 04-74863, 05-72856, 2007 WL 2212217 (9th Cir. Aug. 2, 2007)
California 9th Corporal Injury of Spouse Ornelas v. Gonzales, No. 04-70819, 2007 WL 1280695 (9th Cir. May 1, 2007)
Hawaii 9th Theft Oria v. Gonzales, No. 04-73707, 2007 WL 495193 (9th Cir. Feb. 14, 2007)
California 9th                                       Petty Theft Afzal v. Gonzales, No. 05-74294, 2006 WL 3054609 (9th Cir. Oct. 27, 2006)
9th Guam Conviction: 4th-Degree Criminal Sexual Contact Pinzon v. Gonzales, No. 04-71426, 2006 WL 984911 (9th Cir. Apr. 13, 2006)
9th Robbery Marin-Gonzalez v. Gonzales, No. 04-72872, 2006 WL 390355 (9th Cir. Feb. 21, 2006)
California 9th Petty Theft Munoz v. Gonzales, No. 04-73758, 2006 WL 391544 (9th Cir. Feb. 21, 2006)
California 9th Grand Theft Cantu v. Gonzales, No. 04-74193, 2006 WL 391546 (9th Cir. Feb. 21, 2006)
Alaska 9th Shoplifting Arina v. Gonzales, No. 04-73113, 2006 WL 9838 (9th Cir. 2006)
Texas 9th Aggravated Assault Tran v. Gonzales, No. 03-71658, 2006 WL 1586370 (9th Cir. 2006)
California 9th Tax Evasion Carty v. Ashcroft, 395 F.3d 1081 (9th Cir. 2005)
California 9th Grand Theft Salazar v. Gonzales, No. 03-72424, 2005 WL 3249909 (9th Cir. Dec. 1, 2005)
9th Credit Card Fraud Balogun v. Gonzales, No. 03-74046, 2005 WL 900204 (9th Cir. Apr. 18, 2005)
California 9th Corporal Injury to Spouse or Cohabitant Rubio Alcaraz v. Gonzales, No. 03-71310, 2005 WL 428829 (9th Cir. Feb. 24, 2005)
California 9th Petty Theft; Receipt of Stolen Property; Conspiracy to Create and Supply False Immigration Documents Chandi v. Ashcroft, No. 03-71318, 2005 WL 81422 (9th Cir. Jan. 13, 2005)
California 9th Two Theft Convictions Grinsztein-De Marco v. Ashcroft, No. 02-73341, 2005 WL 66010 (9th Cir. Jan. 12, 2005)
California 9th Evading Police Officer While Driving Under Influence Vasquez-Atempa v. Ashcroft, No. 02-70359, 2003 WL 18178 (9th Cir. Nov. 18, 2003)
California 9th Spousal Abuse Ortega-Rodriguez v. Ashcroft, No. 02-70043, 2003 WL 1878839 (9th Cir. Apr. 15, 2003)
California 9th Aiding and Abetting Sale of False or Counterfeit Social Security Card Souza v. Ashcroft, No. 01-16578, 2002 WL 31689144 (9th Cir. Dec. 2, 2002)
California 9th Robbery Salazar-Luna v. Ashcroft, No. 00-70097, 2002 WL 532216 (9th Cir. Apr. 9, 2002)
California 9th Two Petty Theft Convictions Conde-Reyes v. I.N.S., No. 00-70673, 2001 WL 1429140 (9th Cir. Nov. 13, 2001)
Hawaii 9th Manslaughter Sildora v. Ashcroft, No. 99-71344, 2001 WL 357519 (9th Cir. Apr. 9, 2001)
Washington 9th Ukrainian Conviction: Gang Rape of Minor Levin v. I.N.S., No. 98-70698, 2001 WL 137245 (9th Cir. Feb. 16, 2001)
9th Arson Borromeo v. I.N.S., No. 96-70887, 2000 WL 297401 (9th Cir. Mar. 21, 2000)
California 9th Petty Theft U.S. v. Esparza-Ponce, 193 F.3d 1133 (9th Cir. 1999)
9th Armed Robbery; Attempted 2nd Degree Murder Hernandez-Miranda v. I.N.S., No. 96-70784, 1997 WL 572370 (9th Cir. Sept. 15, 1997)
California 9th Conspiracy (Pervert or Obstruct Justice) Mejia v. I.N.S., No. 96-70678, 1997 WL 415344 (9th Cir. July 24, 1997)
Washington 9th 1st Degree Incest Gonzalez-Alvarado v. I.N.S., 39 F.3d 245 (9th Cir. 1993)
California 9th Spousal Abuse Grageda v. U.S. I.N.S., 12 F.3d 919 (9th Cir. 1993)
California 9th Oral Copulation with Person Under Age 16 Leon-Hernandez v. I.N.S., 926 F.2d 902 (9th Cir. 1991)
California 9th Embezzlement Delgado-Chavez v. I.N.S., 765 F.2d 868 (9th Cir. 1985)
California 9th Canadian Conviction: Conspiracy to Affect Public Market Price of Stock by Deceit, Falsehood, or Other Fraudulent Means with Intent to Defraud McNaughton v. I.N.S., 612 F.2d 457 (9th Cir. 1980)
Nevada 9th Dealing with Counterfeit Obligations Winestock v. I.N.S., 576 F.2d 234 (9th Cir. 1978)
California 9th Receiving Stolen Property Patel v. I.N.S., 542 F.2d 796 (9th Cir. 1976)
Oregon 9th Petty Larceny Morasch v. I.N.S., 363 F.2d 30 (9th Cir. 1966)
California 9th British Conviction: Receiving Stolen Property (with Knowledge) Wadman v. I.N.S., 329 F.2d 812 (9th Cir. 1964)
California 9th Issuing Insufficient Funds Check Burr. v. Edgar, 292 F.2d 593 (9th Cir. 1961)
Hawaii 9th Making False Statement in Application for Passport Bisailon v. Hogan, 257 F.2d 435 (9th Cir. 1958)
California 9th Willfully Attempting to Defeat and Evade Income Tax Chanan Din Khan v. Barber, 253 F.2d 547 (9th Cir. 1958)
California 9th Seeking to Evade and Avoid Payment of Income Tax Tseung Chu v. Cornell, 247 F.2d 929 (9th Cir. 1957)
California 9th 1st Degree Burglary Resurreccion-Talavera v. Barber, 231 F.2d 524 (9th Cir. 1956)
California 9th Lewd and Lascivious Conduct Toward Child Schoeps v. Carmichael, 177 F.2d 391 (9th Cir. 1949)
California 9th Distilling Alcohol with Intent to Defraud U.S. of Tax on Spirits Distilled Maita v. Haff, 116 F.2d 337 (9th Cir. 1940)
Oregon 9th 2nd Degree Burglary; Forgery Baer v. Norene, 79 F.2d 340 (9th Cir. 1935)
Washington 9th Canadian Conviction: Bigamy Whitty v. Weedin, 68 F.2d 127 (9th Cir. 1933)
California 9th Perjury Before Immigration Officials Masaichi Ono v. Carr, 56 F.2d 772 (9th Cir. 1932)
Minnesota 9th Concealment of Assets in Bankruptcy U.S. ex rel. Medich v. Burmaster, 24 F.2d 57 (9th Cir. 1928)
California 9th Carnal Knowledge of Female Child Age 15 Years Bendel v. Nagle, 17 F.2d 719 (9th Cir. 1927)
Washington 9th Opening Up and Conducting Place For Unlawful Sale of Intoxicating Liquor (“Jointist”) Rousseau v. Weedin, 284 F.565 (9th Cir. 1922)
California C.D. California Possession of Child Pornography U.S. v. Santacruz, No. CV 05-07633 DDp (SSx), 2007 WL 2315455 (C.D. Cal. Feb. 5, 2007)
California E.D. California Unauthorized Use of Access Device; Possession of Five or More False Identifications U.S. v. Ifenatuora, No. CR S-96-0008 GEB DAD P (E.D. Cal. June 27, 2013)
California N.D. California Income Tax Evasion Chanan Din Khan v. Barber, 147 F.Supp. 771 (N.D. Cal. 1957)
California S.D. California Assault with Deadly Weapon (Enhancement for Inflicting Great Bodily Injury) U.S. v. Ramos-Perez, No. 11CR3255 WQH, 2011 WL 5513234 (S.D. Cal. Nov. 10, 2011)
Utah 10th Retail Theft; Attempted Theft By Deception Esparza-Recendez v. Holder, No. 12-9564, 2013 WL 2151013 (10th Cir. May 20, 2013)
Utah 10th Identity Fraud (Using Another Person’s Social Security Number to Obtain Employment) Rodriguez-Heredia v. Holder, 639 F.3d 1264 (10th Cir. 2011)
Utah 10th Providing False Personal Information to Peace Officer; Making False Statements at Preliminary Hearing Castillo-Torres v. Holder, No. 09-9568, 2010 WL 3529413 (10th Cir. Sept. 13, 2010)
Oklahoma 10th Obtaining Merchandise Through False Pretenses; Caretaker Abuse or Neglect Ofosuhemaa v. Ashcroft, No. 02-9528, 2003 WL 21465515 (10th Cir. June 25, 2003)
Minnesota 10th 3rd Degree Criminal Sexual Conduct; Prostitution as a Patron Ahmed v. I.N.S., No. 95-9546, 1996 WL 446892 (10th Cir. Aug. 8, 1996)
Idaho 10th Canadian Conviction: Defrauding Person by Deceit and Falsehood Mercer v. Lence, 96 F.2d 122 (10th Cir. 1938)
Florida 11th Transporting Stolen Goods Machado-Zuniga v. U.S. Att’y Gen., No. 13-12671 (May 6, 2014)
Florida 11th Resisting Officer with Violence Cano v. U.S. Att’y Gen., 709 F.3d 1052 (11th Cir. 2013)
Florida 11th Failing to Stop and Remain at Scene of Accident Involving Death Villeda v. U.S. Att’y Gen., No. 13-10168 (11th Cir. Sept. 30, 2013) (WL, Aliens, Immigration, and Removal)
Georgia 11th Giving False Name, Address, or Date of Birth to Law Enforcement Officer Aladesanmi v. U.S. Att’y Gen., No. 13-11256 (11th Cir. Oct. 22, 2013) (WL, Aliens, Immigration, and Removal)
Florida 11th Forgery McDonald v. U.S. Att’y Gen., No. 13-10253 (11th Cir. Aug. 19, 2013) (WL, Aliens, Immigration, and Removal)
Florida 11th Burglary with Assault; Armed Burglary; Aggravated Battery; Aggravated Assault with Deadly Weapon; Battery; Petty Theft Juarez-Matute v. U.S. Att’y Gen., No. 12-15133 (11th Cir. July 26, 2013) (WL,  Aliens, Immigration, and Citizenship)
Florida 11th Visa Fraud De La Luz v. U.S. Att’y Gen., No. 12-11275, 2012 WL 5869301 (11th Cir. Nov. 20, 2012)
11th Fraudulent Use of Social Security Number Moreno-Silva v. U.S. Att’y Gen., No. 11-11994, 2012 WL 3002560 (11th Cir. July 24, 2012)
11th Conspiracy to Commit Witness Tampering Banjoko v. U.S. Att’y Gen., No. 10-12723, 2011 WL 4954169 (11th Cir. Oct. 19, 2011)
Georgia 11th Criminal Reckless Conduct Keungne v. U.S. Att’y Gen., 561 F.3d 1281 (11th Cir. 2009)
Massachusetts 11th Assault and Battery with Dangerous Weapon Destin v. U.S. Att’y Gen., No. 07-15994, 2009 WL 2986798 (11th Cir. Sept. 21, 2009)
Florida 11th 2nd Degree Arson Vuksanovic v. U.S. Att’y Gen., 439 F.3d 1308 (11th Cir. 2006)
Florida 11th Burglary, Grand Theft, Strong Arm Robbery Camacho-Salinas v. U.S. Att’y Gen., 460 F.3d 1343 (11th Cir. 2006)
Florida 11th Aggravated Battery Sosa-Martinez v. U.S. Att’y Gen., 420 F.3d 1338 (11th Cir. 2005)
Florida 11th Soliciting Sexual Activity with Minor Taylor v. U.S., 396 F.3d 1322 (11th Cir. 2005)
Florida 11th Misprision of Felony Itani v. Ashcroft, 298 F.3d 1213 (11th Cir. 2002)
Florida M.D. Florida Petit Theft U.S. v. Samaei, 260 F.Supp.2d 1223 (M.D. Fla. 2003)
Virginia D.C. Cir. Consensual Sodomy Velez-Lozano, 463 F.2d 1305 (D.C. Cir. 1972)
Washington D.C. D.C. Cir. Disorderly Conduct Wyngaard v. Kennedy, 295 F.2d 184 (D.C. Cir. 1961)
Washington D.C. D.C. Cir. Unlawful Entry De Bernardo v. Rogers, 254 F.2d 81 (D.C. Cir. 1958)
Washington D.C. D.C. Cir. British Conviction: Keeping a Brothel Ablett v. Brownell, 240 F.2d 625 (D.C. Cir. 1957)
Washington D.C. D.C. Cir. German Convictions: Larceny; Abetting a Forgery U.S. ex rel. Ulrich v. Kellogg, 30 F.2d 984 (D.C. Cir. 1929)
United States Supreme Court United States Supreme Court Income Tax Evasion Costello v. I.N.S., 376 U.S. 120 (1964)
United States Supreme Court United States Supreme Court Blackmail Lehmann v. U.S. ex rel. Carson, 353 U.S. 685 (1957)
United States Supreme Court United States Supreme Court California: Assault with Deadly Weapon


Washington: 2nd Degree Burglary

Barber v. Gonzales, 347 U.S. 637 (1954)
United States Supreme Court United States Supreme Court Conspiracy to Defraud the United States of Taxes on Distilled Spirits Jordan v. De George, 341 U.S. 223 (1951)
United States Supreme Court United States Supreme Court Counterfeiting Obligations of U.S. U.S. ex rel. Volpe v. Smith, 289 U.S. 422 (1933)
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