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Immigration – Consular’s decision about visa application beyond judicial review (access required)

Where the consular officer who denied a visa application cited the statutory provisions for the denial and explained her reasoning—that she found the applicant had proffered a falsified passport and lied about her age—the doctrine of consular non-reviewability barred judicial review. Background In October 2016, Anthony Sesay, a United States citizen, filed an immediate-relative petition on behalf ...

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