Do you get drug tested during the green card interview if you've gotten a ticket for weed?

Asked 9 months ago - Northbrook, IL

even if you got it off your record by doing community service?

Attorney answers (3)

  1. Daniel Warren Thomann

    Contributor Level 15


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    Answered . You do not get drug tested at the green card interview, but you need to gather all of your court records and discuss this ticket with an immigration attorney directly. You need to disclose the ticket even if does not have an immigration consequence, but getting something "off your record" in state court does not usually erase it for immigration purposes. Whether this has a consequence will depend on the details of the offense, you need to talk to an attorney directly. Good luck!

    The information above is general in nature and is not intended to create an attorney-client relationship between... more
  2. Giacomo Jacques Behar


    Contributor Level 20


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    Answered . Any drug use during the last 2 weeks of your taking the green card medical test will show up in your urine. Best to forgo usage of weed altogether, as it gradually melts your brain cells.

    Kindly be advised that the answer above is only general in nature cannot be construed as legal advice, given that... more
  3. F. J. Capriotti III

    Contributor Level 20


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    Answered . No, there isn't a drug test.

    But, you didn't get it 'off' your record. Immigration doesn't accept 'clearing' of records.

    You need to get your court file.

    PROFESSOR OF IMMIGRATION LAW for over 10 years -- This blog posting is offered for informational purposes only. It... more
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