The Duke of Sussex will hear today about his controversial US visa

Why today is D-day for Prince Harry

The government’s decision regarding Prince Harry, 38, and his request for a US visa is expected to be announced on Tuesday.

A Heritage Foundation think tank is arguing in front of a federal court that the Duke of Sussex’s visa records ought to be made available to the public.

 

Harry’s book had many revelations
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The use of illegal drugs is a serious crime in the United States and frequently results in a visa denial, which is why this has come up since the royal acknowledged using drugs in his memoir Spare.

Harry has acknowledged using marijuana, cocaine, and hallucinogenic mushrooms.

He wrote, “It wasn’t much fun, and it didn’t make me particularly happy, as it seemed to make everyone around me,” when reflecting on his cocaine experience. However, it did change how I felt, and that was the main objective.

 

Prince Harry and Meghan have a wine cellar
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In the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, the Duke and his wife Meghan Markle moved to the US in 2020.

Prince Harry’s home with Meghan Markle

The most ideal setting for raising children is Harry and Meghan’s large estate in Montecito, where they reside with their children Prince Archie and Princess Lilibet. The property includes a sizable play area, an outdoor swimming pool, and lots of open space for kids to run around.

The enormous kitchen and stunning lounge were among the interior features shown in their Netflix docuseries. The couple also has a wine cellar, home office, and podcast recording studio.

 

Prince Harry made two court appearances
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Prince Harry’s phone hacking court case

The outcome of Harry’s other legal cases, in which he is suing the Mirror Group Newspapers for phone hacking, will take a little longer.

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The court case is anticipated to be concluded at some point in June, but Mr. Justice Fancourt, the judge, can take months to consider the evidence before rendering a decision, so it might not be before the end of the summer.

 

The Duke faced eight hours of questioning

 

In the case, Harry argues that the media illegally obtained information about him, his family, friends, and former girlfriend Chelsy Davy by hacking phones.

In response to the lawyer’s question last week about whether Harry would be “disappointed” if the court determined that his phone had not been hacked, Harry said: “To have a decision against me and any other people [bringing a claim], given that Mirror Group have admitted hacking, yes, it would feel some injustice… if it wasn’t accepted.”

Harry became emotional when Mr. Sherborne questioned him after cross-examination: “Finally, Prince Harry, you have been in that witness box for over a day and a half.

 

Prince Harry was a key witness in proceedings

 

How has it made you feel to have to read these articles and respond to inquiries knowing that the entire world’s media is present in this very public courtroom?

Harry paused, appeared upset, and finally replied, “Erm, it’s a lot.”

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