New Jersey Immigration Consequences of conviction of criminal offense.
Degree of Intent Degree of Harm Other Abbreviations
K=knowing(ly) BI=bodily injury CDS=controlled dangerous substance
P=purpose(ly) SBI=serious bodily injury DW=deadly weapon
N=negligent(ly) MV=motor vehicle
Aggravated Felony (AF)?
Crime Against Children
Crime of Dom. Viol., Etc.
Firearm Offense (FO)
Manufacture, transport, disposition and defacement of weapons and dangerous instruments and appliances
(a) Third degree (machine guns) (b) Third degree (sawed-off shotguns) (c) Fourth degree (firearm silencers) (d) Fourth degree(weapons) (e) Fourth degree (defaced firearms) (f) Fourth degree (armor penetrating bullets) (g) Third degree (assault firearms)
(h) Fourth degree (large capacity ammunition magazines) 2C:39-9(a)
If record of conviction establishes
that offense involved a firearm or
destructive device (as defined in 18
U.S.C. § 921(a)), or an explosive
device (as defined in 18 U.S.C. §
841(c), would probably be deemed
an “illicit trafficking” AF; or if
record of conviction establishes an
offense akin to one described in 18
U.S.C. § 922 (g)(1), (2), (3), (4), or
(5), (j), (n), (o), (p), or (r), 18 U.S.C.
§ 924 (b) or (h), or 26 U.S.C. §
5861, conviction would probably be
deemed a "firearm offense" AF. If
sentenced to a term of imprisonment
of at least one year, might also be
deemed a "crime of violence" AF.
See note on New Jersey 4th degree
offenses and “crimes of violence” at
end of chart.
Because no intent to
use the weapon
probably NOT be
considered a CIMT.
subsection (d) might
be considered a CIMT
if record of conviction
demonstrates that the
conviction is under the
intent to use.
subsection (f) or (h)
might be considered a
CIMT depending on
what record reflects
More immigration information at http://www.nysda.org/idp/docs/fileI.pdf
More criminal law information at www.BeNotGuilty.com and www.njlaws.com