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Immigration marijuana update

While many of you might already know that recreation marijuana is legal in 10 U.S state, medical marijuana is actually legal in 33 states, you may not be aware of implications of smoking pot on immigration and citizenship.


Immigrants are being denied US citizenship for smoking legal marijuana. If you admit to working in the marijuana industry or using marijuana in a state where it is legal, immigration may deny your application for citizenship case or residency application. Immigration issued a new policy memo dated April 19, 2019 regarding this.



If you find yourself in this sticky situation contact our law office for a free consult to find out more.

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