Couple Receive Clearance from Failure to Disclose Foreign Activities

WEST COAST – Assisted husband and wife co-Applicants for clearances after each received virtually mirror-image Statements of Reasons (SOR) based upon Guidelines B – Foreign Influence, E – Personal Conduct, and L – Outside Activities related to numerous family members being citizens/residents of a foreign country, monetary contributions towards that foreign country, ownership of foreign businesses and failure to disclose material facts (related to the other allegations) during the Application process. After successfully obtaining the first clearance following presentation of the case at a hearing before an Administrative Judge; we were then able to parlay that favorable adjudication and some minor additional information through the Defense Industrial Security Office (DISCO) and obtain the spouse’s clearance without the necessity of a second hearing.