§ 17.16 3. 2 or More Crimes Involving Moral Turpitude Convictions
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The elements of this ground of deportation are as follows:
(1) two convictions
(2) after admission
(3) of a crime
(4) of moral turpitude
(5) not arising as part of a single scheme of criminal misconduct.
If the government cannot prove by clear and convincing evidence that each of these elements exists, the noncitizen is not deportable under this ground. See § 17.9, supra. For a detailed discussion of this ground, see § § 20.38-20.41, infra.