Sep 30, 1980 • 2056 • State-Georgetown • 261698

[Editor’s note: This document was released both as a State Department cable as part of its 1981 FOIA release, and as Serial 2497 of the FBI’s RYMUR release.

[The State Department release withheld the second half of this cable. The information was disclosed by the FBI in its RYMUR serials and is denoted below in red type.]

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0 R 302056Z SEP 80
FM SECSTATE WASHDC
TO AMEMBASSY GEORGETOWN IMMEDIATE
INFO AMEMBASSY BRASILIA
AMEMBASSY BRIDGETOWN
AMEMBASSY PARAMARIBO
AMEMBASSY PORT OF SPAIN
AMEMBASSY CARACAS
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E.O. 12065: NA
TAGS: CARR, CPAS, GY (LAYTON, LAWRENCE)
SUBJ: DEPORTATION OF LAWRENCE LAYTON
REF: GEORGETOWN 4593 AND PREVIOUS

1. CARD OF IDENTITY LIMITED FOR DIRECT RETURN TO US SHOULD BE ISSUED TO LAYTON. IF SHIPMENT OF CARDS HAS NOT

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YET ARRIVED, PASSPORT LIMITED FOR DIRECT RETURN MAY BE ISSUED. NO FEE NEED BE COLLECTED FOR IN THE DOCUMENT.

2. YOU MAY INFORM LAYTON AND/OR HIS ATTORNEY THAT HE IS NOT ENTITLED TO FULL VALIDITY PASSPORT DUE TO PROVISIONS OF 22 CFR 51.70(A).

3. WE ARE AWAITING A DECISION FROM JUSTICE REGARDING QUESTION OF OFFICER TO ESCORT LAYTON TO US. YOU WILL BE NOTIFIED IMMEDIATELY WHEN WE ARE INFORMED OF JUSTICE’S DECISION.

4. DO NOT, REPEAT NOT, ISSUE LAYTON CARD OF IDENTITY OR PASSPORT, WITHOUT SPECIFIC APPROVAL FROM DEPARTMENT (PPT/C).

CHRISTOPHER [ACTING SECRETARY OF STATE WARREN CHRISTOPHER]

Originally posted on June 16th, 2022.

Last modified on July 20th, 2022.
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