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Q & A Session – Denial of Security Clearance

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Ask the Lawyer received the following question (paraphrased for easier reading and clarity) from a reader on a legal matter that might be of interest to the entire audience. Q: I was hired by a federal agency last November, received my first letter of clearance denial in March 2012, and lost my final appeal in August 2012. Should the agency have asked me to sell my house and move to a different state and quit my other federal job and move here without finishing my security clearance first? I’ve lost everything as a result of one stupid thing I did…