The Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA) has determined that participation in a Texas pre-trial intervention program constitutes a conviction where the participant stipulated that he committed each charged offense.  The BIA determined that the participant had admitted sufficient facts to sustain a finding of guilt, and that the probation terms imposed as part of the intervention program were a restraint on the participant's liberty.  As such, participation in the program constituted a conviction.  

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