Criminal Defense of Immigrants


§ 19.79 Y. National Security Offenses

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The INA includes as an aggravated felony a conviction under the following sections of Title 18: “793 (relating to the disclosure of classified information), 2153 (relating to sabotage), or 2381 or 2382 (relating to treason).”[840]


There are also independent national security grounds of deportation and inadmissibility.  See Appendices D (grounds of deportation), and E (grounds of inadmissibility), infra; N. Tooby & J. Rollin, Safe Havens: How to Identify and Construct Non-Deportable Convictions § § 7.201-7.225, Appendix G  (2005).

[840] INA § 101(a)(43)(L)(i), 8 U.S.C. § 1101(a)(43)(L)(i).