EntertainmentPrince Harry's US residency under fire: Could scandal lead to deportation?

Prince Harry's US residency under fire: Could scandal lead to deportation?

Will Prince Harry be deported from the USA?
Will Prince Harry be deported from the USA?
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9:43 AM EDT, April 25, 2024

Is Prince Harry embroiled in another scandal? If suspicions hold, this could unravel into the biggest royal drama in recent years. The controversy surrounds his residence status in the USA, where he's been residing with Meghan Markle and their two children.

The release of Prince Harry's autobiography in 2023, despite its bestseller status, has apparently brought him more trouble than benefits—financial gains aside. In recent weeks, public debate in the USA has centered on how an individual with such a revealing life story managed to secure legal residency.

Could Prince Harry face deportation?

The Heritage Foundation, a conservative group, contends that Harry's admission of cocaine use in his memoir should negate his eligibility for US immigration. Those closely following the case suggest Harry could be expelled from the USA if it's proven he provided false information on his visa application.

"Lying on a US immigration application is taken very seriously and typically results in deportation. Normally, individuals in such situations would be expelled from the country," a Heritage Foundation spokesperson told The Sun.

Prince Harry's shrinking circle of support in the USA

Following the visa application concerns, Princess Diana’s son has been keen on keeping his documents out of the public eye. What might have initially appeared as a minor issue has escalated quickly. Even US government lawyers have weighed in, suggesting that Harry might have fabricated his cocaine use in the memoir to enhance sales.

Donald Trump has also entered the fray, threatening to intervene if evidence surfaces that Harry was dishonest...

Will Prince Harry be deported?
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Will Prince Harry be deported?
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Will Prince Harry be deported?
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