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Homeland Secretary may revoke visa petition, foreclosing judicial review (access required)

Although section 205 of the Immigration and Nationality Act, or INA, does not use the word “discretion,” its language unambiguously confers discretion on the Secretary of Homeland Security to revoke an immigration petition. As such, judicial review of the plaintiff’s revocation action was barred. Background Section 242 of the INA deprives courts of jurisdiction to review decisions ...