Q: Can I still apply for US Citizenship? With a felony conviction over 20 years.
I was convicted in a Military Court (General Court Martial); of Obstruction of Justice and Conduct Unbecoming of a NCO on a charge of marijuana drug trafficking across the US/Mexico border back in July 1996 while serving in the Us Marine Corps. I served one year in a military brig. I have not committed any other offense since then.
A: This is an aggravated felony. You are not entitled to citizenship. I do not suggest you apply because it may trigger removal proceedings.
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