It may be. It depends on what crime he was convicted of. He should show his record of conviction to an experienced immigration attorney.
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Perhaps. What was the crime? Assault with a dangerous weapon? Best bet is to contact an immigration lawyer above to investigate.
Generally speaking, a crime of moral turpitude involves lying, cheating, or stealing. I am not an immigration lawyer so in the context of immigration I do not know if it has a different meaning. I would be happy to refer you to immigration attorney.
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