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Neil Young says his application for US citizenship has been delayed because of his marijuana use

“I need to be a twin citizen and vote”

Neil Younger has shared that his software for US citizenship has been delayed due to his marijuana use.

Though a Canadian citizen, Younger has lengthy been outspoken about US politics. This week he was presupposed to have his American citizenship accepted so he may develop into a twin citizen and vote within the upcoming election.

In a latest interview with The Los Angeles Instances, Younger mentioned what it might imply for him to have the ability to vote within the nation he’s spent most of his life in. “I’m nonetheless a Canadian; there’s nothing that may take that away from me,” he stated. “However I reside down right here; I pay taxes down right here; my stunning household is all down right here — they’re all People, so I need to register my opinion.”

Nevertheless, it seems that regardless that he handed his citizenship check and was scheduled to take the oath Tuesday (November 12), Younger’s software has been delayed on account of his marijuana use. He shared the information on his Neil Younger Archives web site.

“I need to be a twin citizen and vote,” the put up begins. “After I just lately utilized for American citizenship, I handed the check. It was a dialog the place I used to be requested many questions. I answered them in truth and handed. Not too long ago nonetheless, I’ve been instructed that I have to do one other check, on account of my use of marijuana and the way some individuals who smoke it have exhibited an issue.

“The issue is outlined in an April 19, 2019 addition underneath Lawyer Common Periods. USCIS issued a Coverage Alert which incorporates:

“‘An applicant who’s concerned in sure marijuana associated actions could lack GMC (Good Ethical Character) if discovered to have violated federal legislation even when such exercise just isn’t illegal underneath relevant state or overseas legal guidelines.’”

He continues: “I sincerely hope I’ve exhibited good ethical character and can be capable to vote my conscience on Donald J. Trump and his fellow American candidates, (as but un-named).

“I’ll maintain you posted, however I don’t assume I can stay parked right here through the proceedings.”

In the meantime, Neil Younger has revealed that he was supplied hundreds of thousands of {dollars} to tour his seminal album ‘Harvest’, however he turned the supply down.

The legendary 1972 document is taken into account to be amongst Younger’s best albums, that includes contributions from the likes of David Crosby, Stephen Stills, Linda Ronstadt and Graham Nash.

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