Export Controls for Researchers
Who is a “foreign person”?
In short, anyone who is not a “U.S. Person.”
- U.S. citizens (including companies and other organizations incorporated to do business in the U.S.);
- Lawful permanent residents (green card holders); and
- Protected individuals under federal regulations (e.g., persons who have received asylum).
Everyone else, including foreign businesses not incorporated in the U.S. and persons representing Foreign Persons. Includes: H-1B work visa, F-1 study visa, J-1 training visa.