Will Seeking Dual Citizenship Impact my Security Clearance?

Elisabeth M. Baker-Pham, associate with DC employment law firm KCNFIn an article published on ClearanceJobs.com, Elisabeth Baker-Pham explains why U.S. citizens applying for dual citizenship need to consider the potential for concerns related to foreign preference and foreign influence. According to Baker-Pham, “Under the current Adjudicative Guidelines, application for dual citizenship, alone, is not disqualifying,” but the government will assess several factors in determining eligibility.

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