Specified Crime (Immigration) Law and Legal Definition
According to 8 USCS § 1184 [Title 8. Aliens and Nationality; Chapter 12. Immigration and Nationality; Immigration; Admission Qualifications for Aliens; Travel Control of Citizens and Aliens] ,the term "specified crime" means the following:
(i) Domestic violence, sexual assault, child abuse and neglect, dating violence, elder abuse, and stalking.
(ii) Homicide, murder, manslaughter, rape, abusive sexual contact, sexual exploitation, incest, torture, trafficking, peonage, holding hostage, involuntary servitude, slave trade, kidnapping, abduction, unlawful criminal restraint, false imprisonment, or an attempt to commit any of the crimes described in this clause.
(iii) At least three convictions for crimes relating to a controlled substance or alcohol not arising from a single act.
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