Foreign National Policy Term Definition

means any natural person who is not a lawful permanent resident in the U.S and is not a “protected individual.”

For the purpose of export controls, foreign nationals who are protected individuals are the following:

  1. foreign nationals granted U.S. Citizenship,
  2. “green card” holders,
  3. foreign nationals granted status as a “protected individual” under 8 U.S.C. §1342b(a)(3) which includes political refugees and political asylum holders.