Judge denies request to return to US by Russian lawyer who met Trump Jr.

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November 4, 2017 00:57
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A US judge on Friday denied a request for Russian lawyer Natalia Veselnitskaya, who met with Donald Trump Jr. during the 2016 US presidential campaign, to return to the United States to attend a hearing over an unpaid $6 million settlement in an international money laundering case.

In an order filed in Manhattan federal court, US District Judge William Pauley said Veselnitskaya's immigration status was "squarely within the purview of the executive branch."


Veselnitskaya represented Prevezon Holdings Ltd, a Russian-controlled company, which in May agreed to pay nearly $6 million to settle a US government lawsuit accusing it of laundering proceeds of a $230 million tax fraud. Her temporary permission from the US Department of Justice to enter the United States while working on the case has expired.

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