Is an Absolute Discharge Pardonable?

November 1, 2013|Record Suspension, Uncategorized|

I received a great email question regarding an absolute discharge. I thought I'd share it with you.  I modified the question so that it it does not identify the person the inquiry was made for.  Here is the question: A client of ours has inquired about applying for a Nexus Card.  She was charged with possession of a small quantity of marijuana and was given an absolute discharge in provincial court in the 1970s. She obtained a pardon for this matter from the federal government in the early 1980s.  Question:  Will the U.S. be able to access this information in[...]

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