I agree with my colleague, probably not. It's a felony not a minor offense. You might consider contacting a local immigration attorney that also does criminal defense, many offer free consultations.
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Probably not because crimes of "moral turpitude" - meaning crimes that are morally very bad - are the types of crimes that subject people to deportation by the INS. If the person has already been convicted, there is not much that can be done since deportation is handled by the INS - a federal government agency. An immigration attorney, may at least be able to help you understand the deportation process.
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