By John V. Berry, Esq., www.berrylegal.com
We often represent individuals who have issues with respect to foreign influence issues under Guideline B. This article examines how the Adjudicative Guidelines for Foreign Influence apply to security clearance cases. Foreign Influence has always been a major concern because security risks can exist when an individual’s family or close friends are subject to potential duress and influence. Along those lines, foreign Influence issues have long been considerations in determining whether to grant or renew a security clearance.