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USCIS Issues Policy Alert on Controlled Substance-Related Activity and Good Moral Character Determinations

4/19/19 AILA Doc. No. 19041930. Crimes, Naturalization & Citizenship, Removal & Relief
USCIS issued guidance to clarify that violation of federal controlled substance law, including for marijuana, remains a conditional bar to establishing good moral character for naturalization even where that conduct would not be a state law offense. Effective 4/19/19. Comment period ends 5/2/19.
Cite as AILA Doc. No. 19041930.