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I am currently a US citizen and my girlfriend is a Canadian

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Hello, i am currently a US citizen and my girlfriend is a Canadian citizen. 7 years ago, i was arrested and charged with two misdemeanors for possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphenlia. I went into a pretrial diversion and both of these misdemeanor charges were dismissed. If my girlfriend and I get married, is it still possible for me to move into Canada with her?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Canada Law
Expert:  Debra replied 1 year ago.

You are not inadmissible to Canada because the charges were dismissed. That means there was no finding of guilt and you do not have a criminal record.

So when you get married you spouse will be able to sponsor you for permanent residency status.

Let me know if you need further clarification.