Why You Shouldn't Use Marijuana if You Want a Visa or Greencard
Summary: While thinking about marijuana has come a long way in the past few decades it remains federally criminalized in the United States. That means people wanting to enter the U.S. on visas or green cards, or who don't want to get deported need to think about their choices. There is a narrow waiver under INA 212 (H) for very small amounts of marijuana but its not a process you should want to go through. Until marijuana is federally decriminalized, or a person becomes a U.S. citizen the better choice is to avoid marijuana. New episodes all the time - please subscribe! I get asked a lot about the practice of immigration law. Its always in the news, and some of the biggest celebrities on the planet are U.S. immigrants (Arnold Schwarzenegger, Sergey Brin, Justin Bieber, Mila Kunis) Got a U.S. immigration question or issue you'd like me to discuss? Let me know in the comments! All clips used for fair use commentary, criticism, and educational purposes. See Hosseinzadeh v. Klein, 276 F.Supp.3d 34 (S.D.N.Y. 2017); Equals Three, LLC v. Jukin Media, Inc., 139 F. Supp. 3d 1094 (C.D. Cal. 2015). Typical legal disclaimer from a lawyer (occupational hazard): This is not legal advice, nor can I give you legal advice. Sorry! Everything here is for informational purposes only and not for the purpose of providing legal advice. You should contact your attorney to obtain advice with respect to any particular issue or problem. Nothing here should be construed to form an attorney client relationship. This communication may be construed as legal advertising in some areas.
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