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Justin Bieber

Egging Conviction Could Make Him

Persona Non Grata in U.S.

2/11/2014 12:50 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

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Justin Bieber
could be ORDERED TO LEAVE THE U.S. if he's charged and convicted of vandalism in the egging case ... TMZ has learned.

Bieber -- a Canadian citizen -- is allowed to live in the U.S. because he has what's called an O-1 Work Permit ... which Immigration issues for foreigners with "extraordinary abilities."  Lots of athletes and entertainers get O-1 status.

But here's the thing.  Under the Immigration laws, if someone is convicted of a crime of "moral turpitude" -- Immigration can deem that person "inadmissible" for work status in the U.S.

Now get this ... "moral turpitude" includes crimes involving "malicious destruction of property."

The L.A. County Sheriff's Dept. wants the D.A. to file FELONY vandalism charges because they say he caused $20K in damages.  And, the Sheriff's Dept. thinks Bieber was malicious, especially because in the middle of the attack he yelled​, "f*** you.  I got another one for you actually."

Even if the D.A. decides to file misdemeanor vandalism charges, that could doom Bieber when he reapplies for his 0-1 Permit 2 years from now.  If it's moral turpitude, it doesn't matter if it's a misdemeanor or a felony.

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16.

Jeff    

Only a real idiot believes that he would get deported, or denied permanent entry. He earns far too much money for the IRS.

164 days ago
17.

chris    

He still broke the law and he is not an American citizen. If he wasn't white, Canadian and rich he probably would already have been deported.

164 days ago
18.

just because    

lol lil wayne is missing never heard from again since 2012 rikers release

164 days ago
19.

fifithepoodle    

Just deport him now.

164 days ago
20.

just because    

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rhj_GGsb3So

164 days ago
21.

just because    

jb the rapper

164 days ago
22.

just because    

kid rahul mexican

164 days ago
23.

just because    

will never have sex again, american soil,

164 days ago
24.

just because    

aluminumin foil

164 days ago
25.

just because    

katie doyle

164 days ago
26.

nick    

Jezus Christ.......why don't wetake anyone who has ever egged a house or car and sentence them to prison for life

164 days ago
27.

nick    

Justin you have a green card, you are a permanent resident....in just five years you could file for citizenship and your ctitizenship would only be revoked for an act of terrorism.....I hope you get to keep your green card and remain out of trouble so u can become a cituzen

164 days ago
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nick    

Hey I saw on yahoo that he has a green card

164 days ago
29.

nick    

Michelle Obama says that micheal Sam is an inspiration, apparently telling the public that u are gay is inspirational...all young men must aspire to be gay and have nasty gay sex

164 days ago
30.

Steven Peacock    

If any thing he will pay restitution for any damages he is allegedly did, but because he has money he spends in the united states, I doubt they will deport him..
USA will probably enjoy detaining him to try to scare him, but Bieber thinks he's too big for his britches, his sh*t don't stink, because he's the base boy of his generation..
People who are treated like royalty, think they can get away with most anything because of their money and fame..
Justin needs help.. He needs to go to rehab, think of his future.. And take a page from the recent death of Philip Seymour Hoffman and Heath Ledger..
Drugs are Bad !

164 days ago
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