Renewal of green card with felony charge

Asked 4 months ago - San Jose, CA

My husband green card is up for renewal next year, but right know he is fighting a felony charge of medical marijuna. The crimal lawyer is tell us that my Husband can have a felony for medical marijuna and it will not affect his renewal

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  1. Carl Michael Shusterman

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    Answered . It depends what exactly he is charged with and convicted of. It will probably be a deportable offense. Consult with an experienced immigration attorney. Please see

    Mr. Shusterman's (former INS Trial Attorney, 1976-82) response to your question is general in nature, as not all... more
  2. Alexander Joseph Segal

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    Answered . He is wrong and you husband will not be able to renew with the charge sticks.

    The information contained in this answer is provided for informational purposes only, and should not be construed... more
  3. Giacomo Jacques Behar

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    Answered . That one, am afraid has all the symptoms of a "removable" offense for immigration purposes.. Urgently schedule a private consultation with an experienced immigration attorney to examine the exact language of the statute under which convicted.

    Kindly be advised that the answer above is only general in nature cannot be construed as legal advice, given that... more
  4. Gunda Johanna Brost

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    Answered . Why not ask an IMMIGRATION attorney instead of a criminal defense lawyer for the most reliable advice?

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

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