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Involuntary Manslaughter Not ‘Moral Turpitude’ Crime (access required)

Virginia’s involuntary manslaughter offense is not a “crime of moral turpitude” and the Board of Immigration Appeals erred in its contrary holding and in rejecting a Belarus native’s petition for asylum, withholding of removal and protection under the Convention Against Torture. Virginia law Petitioner was convicted of involuntary manslaughter in Virginia in 2010. He and a friend were ...