Crimes Involving Moral Turpitude (CIMT)—INA § 212(a)(2)(A)(i)(I)

This ground of inadmissibility requires either the conviction for a crime involving moral turpitude, or the admission of the commission of such an offense, or its elements. A crime involving moral turpitude is defined as a crime that is “inherently base, evil, or depraved, and contrary to the accepted rules of morality and the duties owed between persons or to society in general.”