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Conviction Set Aside, But No Citizenship (access required)

Although a D.C. court set aside defendant’s conviction for distributing cocaine in a drug-free zone, the conviction still counts for immigration purposes and is an absolute bar to obtaining citizenship, the 4th Circuit says. The D.C. Superior Court suspended defendant’s sentence and placed him on 18 months of supervised probation, with certain conditions. He successfully completed ...

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