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WA Times: Some legal immigrants in marijuana jobs denied citizenship

April 4, 2019 9:53 pm
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DENVER (AP) – Colorado officials are warning legal immigrants that working in the state’s marijuana industry could jeopardize their legal status, after two people said they were denied U.S. citizenship because of their jobs.

Although 10 states broadly allow its use and sale, federal law still bans marijuana and immigration authorities say they are bound to follow that prohibition when reviewing citizenship applications.

https://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2019/apr/4/legal-marijuana-workers-blast-citizenship-denials-/

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