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Yesterday I bought my plane tickets for my trip to the USA in February. I will arrive in New York the 1st and leave from Portland the 28th

I also had to fill the online application for the Department of Homeland Security.

Among other question, there was this :

"Have you ever been arrested or convicted for an offense or crime involving moral turpitude (...)"

"Moral turpitude", now that's a an imagination-triggering phrase if I ever saw one. I wonder what the person who wrote this had in mind... How, exactly do you do, do you commit moral turpitude ? How many people does it take to have a morale turpitude ? Do they have to be of different gender ? Can you keep your clothes on, when you make a moral turpitude ? If I perform a google image search for "moral turpitude", should I keep the safe filter on ?

EDIT : It goes better ! Wikipedia has an entry about moral turpitude, including a list of crimes involving, or not involving, moral turpitude : We learn that joy riding does not involve M.T. on the condition that you return the car when you're done, that counterfeiting, mail fraud and willfull tax evasion are definitely M.T., while desertion from the armed forces, Escape from prison, loan sharking, drunkenness, gambling and firearm violation aren't.
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