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Islas-Veloz v. Whitaker, 15-73120

Upheld a Board of Immigration Appeals ruling that a noncitizen was removable. His Washington conviction for communicating with a minor for immoral purposes constituted a crime involving moral turpitude. Rejected his contention that the phrase "crime involving moral turpitude" is unconstitutionally vague.

Appellate Information

  • Decided
  • Published 2019/02/04


  • McKeown


  • United States Ninth Circuit