As a citizen how can I help my boyfriend of 16 yrs he is in jail for re entering
Has he committed any crimes at all? If so, what crimes?
he has a cultivation charge back in 2001 then a possesion charge in 2009 with sales and a possesion charge in feb of this year
Unfortunately, unless the law changes, he will never be able to come back permanently. There are 4 things in U.S. immigration law that has no pardon, that not even a U.S. Presidential pardon works, and those are fraud marriage, false claim to U.S. Citizenship, money laundering and trafficking of a controlled substance. They do not even need a conviction, all they need is "reason to believe" that he was involved in or benefited from any type of drug trafficking.
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IF he were to somehow get a pardon for each offense and IF he was to convince an immigration judge or consular officer that he was not involved in drug trafficking and IF he had a U.S. Citizen or Resident spouse or parent petitioning for him and IF he is granted the waivers (two of them) that he would need to forgive the illegal time in the U.S. and the deportation, then MAYBE he could get a Residency again. It would be a long and expensive road and he would need a VERY good attorney to help him. You can try to find one at http://www.ailalawyer.com/. I am truly sorry.
10+ years of experience in various aspects of U.S. Immigration Law.
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