skip to Main Content
Need legal advice? Click here or call (212) 725-6422. Attorneys, click here.

New York Laws on Marijuana Decriminalization

On August 28, 2019, the marijuana decriminalization and expungement bill that passed in New York State earlier this year went into effect. Despite the changes to the law, people can still be arrested, charged, and fined for possessing a small amount of marijuana and these incidents may still lead to devastating immigration consequences. To try to dispel misconceptions and clarify the legal implications of this new law for immigrants, IDP has created a variety of  new resources:

Back To Top
×Close search

Following a year marred by hateful violence and the escalation of a racist anti-immigrant agenda, we are re-energizing to expand the fight for a world defined by diversity, human rights, and justice for all.

Your ongoing partnership and support play a critical role in escalating this fight -- join us and take a stand against misogyny, racism, xenophobia, and all other poisons.