U.S. authorities: Marijuana involvement imperils citizenship

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U.S. authorities: Marijuana involvement imperils citizenship

Rule says people involved with pot fail to have ‘good moral character’
Oswaldo Barrientos picks dead leaves from marijuana plants at the grow facility where he works near downtown Denver on April 3. Immigration authorities on Friday said that anyone with any involvement with marijuana, regardless of whether it’s legal in the state they live in, can be denied from citizenship because the drug is still outlawed by federal law.

U.S. authorities: Marijuana involvement imperils citizenship

Oswaldo Barrientos picks dead leaves from marijuana plants at the grow facility where he works near downtown Denver on April 3. Immigration authorities on Friday said that anyone with any involvement with marijuana, regardless of whether it’s legal in the state they live in, can be denied from citizenship because the drug is still outlawed by federal law.
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