Category Archives: BATFE

May non-immigrant aliens buy firearms?

In the United States, citizenship is a complicated issue and it becomes even more so when firearms are involved.  A very common question I am asked is “May non-immigrant aliens buy firearms?” The answer, as is often the case with … Continue reading

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Understanding the implications of the recent ATF ruling regarding overall length measurements

Social media is buzzing about the recent release of a letter from the ATF regarding folding or telescoping ‘stabilizing braces’, non-standard receiver extensions, and the measurement of overall length (OAL). I have received several calls and emails from clients who … Continue reading

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Status of the Bump Fire Stock Ban

I receive calls almost every day from clients asking for an update on the status of the bump fire stock ban. The ban is currently scheduled to go into effect (with items surrendered or destroyed) on March 26, 2019 unless … Continue reading

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