Dating a foreign national security clearance
Relatives, cohabitants, or associates who are connected with any foreign government; d. DOHA ISCR Case Nos.: 99-0109 (March 1, 2000); 99-0296 (April, 18, 2000); 99-0454 (Oct. Failing to report, where required, associations with foreign nationals; e. Indications that representatives or nationals from a foreign country are acting to increase the vulnerability of the individual to possible future exploitation, coercion or pressure; h. A substantial financial interest in a country, or in any foreign owned or operated business that could make the individual vulnerable to foreign influence. A determination that the immediate family member(s) (spouse, father, mother, sons, daughters, brothers, sisters), cohabitant, or associate(s) in question are not agents of a foreign power or in a position to be exploited by a foreign power in a way that could force the individual to choose between loyalty to the person(s) involved and the United States; b. Contact and correspondence with foreign citizens are casual and infrequent; d.
Obviously, where a foreign passport is not surrendered, a clearance will not be granted. Change in Administrative Enforcement Policy On March 21, 2000, the DOHA Appeal Board affirmed an initial decision granting a clearance to a person holding both dual citizenship and dual U. The following day, the Director of DOHA issued a directive stating Effective immediately and until further notice there is an across the board moratorium on the issuance of any decisions in cases involving dual citizenship issues. 18, 2001); 00-0672 (May 25, 2001); 00-0721 (July 13, 2001); 01-01587 (June 17, 2002); 01-06338 (May 16, 2002); 01-09389 (May 23, 2002); 01-16923(July 25, 2002); 01-18860 (Sept. I Memorandum is construed to mean that surrender is achieved by returning it to the issuing authority, not by giving it to any third party or entity. On March 22, 2000, that changed; thereafter, holding a dual passport became an automatic bar to having a security clearance.While dual citizenship is still not an automatic bar, it is looked at much more closely than before and with considerable skepticism.