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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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218 COMMENTS

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31.

Mizit4    

Let him bless his home community with his wealth. More than anything, we don't need enabling parents being so raunchy with a famous kid that our children admire.

231 days ago
32.

notalawyer    

Read the comments Lil Beaver is already personally unacceptable or unwelcome in the USA

231 days ago
33.

jen    

As far as the public is concerned Bieber is already 'Persona Non Grata' in the USA.

231 days ago
34.

Crabby    

pray he dies soon problem solved

231 days ago
35.

pk20152    

NAH, NAH, NAH, NAHHHH... NAH, NAH, NAH, NAHHHH... HEEEYY GOODBYE!!!! don't let the door up north hit you on the a$$ on your way out!!!!

231 days ago
36.

pk20152    

philip seymour hoffman dies... and this person still lives... the injustice

231 days ago
37.

CD    

Canadians don't want him back. He is a embarrassment

231 days ago
38.

ryan    

money talks. nothing will happen to him.

231 days ago
39.

Questdelsangraal    

Throw the bum out!

231 days ago
40.

static    

Our immigration laws are non existent thousands pour across the border unchecked every day so the odds of that twerp being kicked out are slim to none.

231 days ago
41.

billybob    

a silver lining on the horizon . . .

231 days ago
42.

UNLV1990    

I hope he gets deported but I doubt it will happen, he'll get some big time lawyer to fix it so he can stay.

231 days ago
43.

maggi    

Egging or not egging ,he still is persona non grata !

231 days ago
44.

nevermore    

This is a non-citizen destroying or damaging and American citizens property, maliciously. This should be a no brainer. Pretty sad day when an American can't get justice on American soil, and protection from the full extent of the law against a person here on a work visa. Yank it now, and send him home. let him torment people in his own country. I hate seeing him mollycoddled.

231 days ago
45.

bkblueknight    

can we move on from this entirely disposable pop tart to the next one please?

231 days ago
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