A British court has lifted a ban on rap star Snoop Dogg after an immigration judge backed his visa battle with UK authorities. Snoop was banned from Britain after his 2006 arrest on charges of violent disorder at London's Heathrow Airport.

The rap star appealed the ban, and in January an asylum and immigration tribunal granted him clearance to enter the country. Britain's Border Agency challenged the January decision.

According to an UK newspaper, a panel of immigration judges has officially rejected an attempt by Britain's Home Office to keep the rap star out of the country. The British government has a week to appeal the court's decision. Read the full story.

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