Security Clearance Granted to Naturalized US Couple of Middle Eastern Descent

WASHINGTON, DC – Applicant is a naturalized U.S. citizen from Middle East country considered hostile to U.S. interests with combat occurring in that country at time application for clearance submitted. Applicant denied clearance based on Guidelines: B – Foreign Influence (immediate family members residing in and citizens of foreign country); E – Personal Conduct (failure to disclose material facts regarding immediate family members from foreign country of birth of applicant); and, J – Criminal Conduct (based on Guideline E conduct determined to be a violation of 18 U.S.C. section 1001). Applicant’s Spouse denied clearance based on Guideline B – Foreign Influence (immediate family of spouse reside in and citizens of foreign country. Scheduled both hearings consecutively to reduce costs and obtained resolution of all issues “For the Applicant” resulting in GRANTING OF SECURITY CLEARANCES to both the Applicant and U.S. citizen by birth spouse.