Garfield Kenault Lawrence has been deported and separated from his family because of minor pot convictions.
A new report suggests that a suspected undocumented immigrant convicted of possessing pot may be more likely to face immigration detention than one who’s been convicted of rape.
Alex Timofeev has lived in Madison, WI for two decades. But he could be permanently sent back to Russia for smoking marijuana as a teenager.
Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-UT) has introduced an amendment to the pending federal immigration bill that would create harsher penalties for anyone growing marijuana on public federal lands.
A 26-year-old Jamaican who has resided in the US since he was three should not automatically be deported for being caught with a small amount of marijuana, the US Supreme Court ruled Tuesday. The case was Moncrieffe v. Holder.
Immigrants who are legally in the United States need not be automatically deported for minor drug offenses, the Supreme Court ruled Monday in a unanimous decision.
Jerry Lemaine, busted with a single joint, imprisoned for 3 years and facing deportation, is among thousands whose fate may hinge on a drug-related convictions case to be argued on Wednesday before the United States Supreme Court.
Renee Boje making personal submission to Minister of Justice