Do they drug test at the immigration interviews?

Asked 8 months ago - Charlotte, NC

i've had a few marijuana spliffs last week

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  1. F. "Bill" William Powers

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    Answered . It probably would be best to speak with immigration lawyer.

    NOTE: Although a response is provided to the specific question, there may be other facts and law relevant to the... more
  2. Carlos Andres Lopez

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    Answered . No, but you are engaging in behavior that could lead to an arrest, where you may face criminal charges that lead to deporation.

    I agree with my colleagues too. Consult with an immigration attorney personally. You do not have a right to confidentiality over the Internet.

  3. Daniel Lee O'Neil

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    Answered . It absolutely would be in your best interests to discuss your situation offline with an immigration lawyer representing you before you have any sort of interview with anyone. You also might want to refrain from publicly disclosing the various violations of the criminal law you engage in, generally.

    Statements posted on the Avvo Q&A section are not legal advice. No prudent person anywhere at any time should ever... more
  4. Theodore John Murphy

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    Answered . No they do not drug test at the immigration interviews.

    The answer provided here is general in nature and does not take into account other factors that may need to be... more
  5. Gunda Johanna Brost

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    Answered . Attorney Lopez gave you excellent advice. You are incriminating yourself by posting this publicly, although luckily you did not provide much as in personally identifying information. I would advise you to do three things: 1) Speak with an immigration attorney during a personal consultation; 2) Do nothing to further incriminate yourself publicly; 3) Stop spliffing or risk 'splitting.'

    Gunda J. Brost Brost Law Office This advice does not form an attorney-client relationship and is merely... more
  6. Robert Louis Brown

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    Answered . No they do not drug test at the interview. They do have internet access.

    Attorney Robert Brown's (former INS Director, 1972-99) reply to your question is general in nature, and does not... more

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