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Navigating the line between US export controls and anti-discrimination laws

In general, US export regulations (EAR, ITAR) and US anti-discrimination laws (Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, The Immigration and Nationality Act) have been able to co-exist, even though the latter specifically prohibit employers from discriminating based on criteria such as national origin and citizenship. However, companies should be aware of those circumstances in which recruitment and/or hiring processes intended to comply with US export regulations could present discrimination ...

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