Artist Visas – Boy George Denied Visa to the US

I am a big fan of the 80’s music and was pleased to learn of Boy George’s upcoming Concert Tour, passing through San Diego as well in July. Now it seems that we will be be expecting a refund for the tickets.Boy George has been denied a visa to enter the United States, according to his site.

U.S. immigration denied the visa because George, faces trial in November in London on charges of false imprisonment relating to an April 2007 incident, according to a statement from Boy George’s management, posted on his site. Under US law a criminal conviction even from abroad, can lead to a visa denial or bar to enter the US.

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