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A state conviction based on the social sharing of a small amount of marijuana does not constitute an “aggravated felony” justifying deportation under the Immigration and Nationality Act. See “Court rules minor drug crime doesn’t justify deportation” U.S. Supreme Court. Moncrieffe v. Holder, No. 11-702. April 23, 2013. Lawyers USA No. 993-3954.