Criminal Defense of Immigrants


§ 23.21 (D)

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(D)  Export Violations.  Any conduct that violates any law prohibiting export of goods or information triggers a ground of deportation.[132]  See § 17.26, supra.  If the item exported “is” a firearm,[133] the conduct may be found to trigger deportation under the illegal export conduct deportation ground.  NOTE: No conviction is required to establish this ground of deportation.

[132] INA § 237(a)(4)(A)(i), 8 U.S.C. § 1227(a)(4)(A)(i).

[133] INA § 237(a)(2)(C), 8 U.S.C. § 1227(a)(2)(C).