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4th Cir.: Longtime resident removable based on old drug offense (access required)

After a trip to his native U.K., a lawful permanent resident in the U.S. was denied admission upon his return, based on a seven-year-old conviction for conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute a controlled substance. His removal order was based on an indictment that didn’t reflect his conviction, but he failed to raise that ...