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DOD removes prohibition on MAVNI enlistees to be considered for security clearances until completion of first enlistment

  1. Original Date Announced

    June 21, 2017

    Military personnel enlisted in the MAVNI Pilot Program who have become naturalized US citizens based on military service may be considered for a security clearance upon completion of their military training/boot camp. Prior policy prohibited consideration for security clearance until the enlistee had completed their first enlistment. [ID #603]

    DOD Memorandum: Military Accessions Vital to the National Interest Pilot Program
  2. Effective Date

    June 21, 2017

Current Status

Not in effect

Original Trump Policy Status

Trump Administration Action: Change in Practice
Subject Matter: Immigrant Visas Citizenship
Agencies Affected: DHS DOD

Pre Trump-Era Policies

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