Seriously - don't we already have enough American citizen illegal drug users, that we don't really need to be importing more from overseas? This is nothing but a huge slap in the face to the American taxpayer who winds up footing the bills for incarceration, other crimes committed to support habits, babies born to them while they're here, etc etc.
These people are NOT American citizens.
The Supreme Court ruled on Tuesday that legal immigrants cannot be deported when convicted of relatively minor drug-possession offenses, a decision likely to affect thousands of people.
By an 8-1 vote, the high court handed a setback to the Bush administration and ruled the immigrants cannot be deported for drug offenses that are felony crimes under some state laws, but less serious misdemeanors under federal law[...]