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Is it okay to travel within US with a criminal record.

Plano, TX |

i'm green card holder since 2007.i have 1 criminal record for possession was like class c misdemeanor. i knew that i can't travel outside US right now but also i have question can i travel within us though? i'm trying to fly Texas to California to visit my friends.

Thank you for your answers in advance.

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There is nothing prohibiting you from traveling within the United States (and if the possession of marijuana case was in Texas, it was not a class c - it was more likely a class b.)

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There is nothing that precludes you from traveling domestically within the U.S. under such circumstance. Make sure you've got a valid picture ID, though.

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There "shouldn't" be a problem ... but you never know for sure.

Meet with an immigration attorney.

Franco Capriotti - Senior Immigration Counsel

IMMIGRATION LAW PROFESSOR for 10 years -- LEGAL DISCLAIMER: This answer is offered for informational purposes only. It does not constitute an attorney-client relationship.

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