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Court opinion issued June 17, 2016

Court Opinions (2015-16)Allan BlutsteinComment

Soto v. U.S. Dep't of State (D.D.C.) -- holding that 8 U.S.C. § 1202(f), which permits the Department to withhold documents "pertaining to the issuance or refusal of visas," extends to records concerning the revocation of visas; therefore, the Department properly invoked Exemption 3 to withhold records pertaining to the revocation of a student visa.

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