§ 21.32 (C)
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(C) Reason to Believe. The “reason to believe” grounds will apply to a person who is or has been a knowing aider, abettor, assister, conspirator, or colluder with others in the illicit trafficking. Note that this list does not include attempt.
 INA § 212(a)(2)(C), 8 U.S.C. § 1182(a)(2)(C). See § § 21.6-21.7, supra.
CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES - DRUG OFFENSES NOT PUNISHED UNDER FEDERAL LAW MAY STILL TRIGGER INADMISSIBILITY
Matter of Martinez-Espinoza, 25 I. & N. Dec. 118 (BIA Nov. 4, 2009) ("section 212(a)(2)(A)(i)(II) of the Act does not require that a State offense be punishable under Federal law in order to support a charge of inadmissibility. Section 212(a)(2)(A)(i)(II) does contain the parenthetical phrase "as defined in section 102 of the Controlled Substances Act (21 U.S.C. 802)," but this phrase modifies only its immediate antecedent (i.e., "controlled substance"), not the whole text of the section."), following Escobar Barraza v. Mukasey, 519 F.3d 388 (7th Cir. 2008).
CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES " FEDERAL FOOD, DRUG, AND COSMETIC ACT VIOLATIONS
Borrome v. Attorney General of the United States, 687 F.3d 150 (3d Cir. Jul. 18, 2012) (federal conviction for unauthorized wholesale distribution in interstate commerce of prescription drugs, in violation of 21 U.S.C. 331(t), 353(e), is not a controlled substances violation for purposes of triggering deportation under INA 237(a)(2)(B)(i)), 8 U.S.C. 1227(a)(2)(B)(i).
CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES " COUNTERFEIT DRUG OFFENSES IN LIEU OF CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES
Practice Advisory, Su Yon Yi and Katherine Brady, Immigrant Legal Resource Center, Burn Statutes and Counterfeit Drug Offenses (2015), see ILRC.org (discussing Matter of Sanchez-Cornejo, 25 I&N Dec. 273 (BIA 2010) (the offense of delivery of a simulated controlled substance in violation of Texas law is not an aggravated felony, as defined by INA 101(a)(43)(B), 8 U.S.C. 1101(a)(43)(B) (2006), but it is a violation of a law relating to a controlled substance under former INA 241(a)(2)(B)(i), 8 U.S.C. 125l(a)(2)(B)(i) (1994))