May 9, 2022
ATF Q&A: Firearms Transactions
Non-immigrant aliens from countries that do not require a VISA to come to the US and who have established residency in a state, may purchase firearms if they meet all other requirements. A non-immigrant alien from a country that requires a VISA to come to the US must meet all purchasing requirements (such as having established residency in a state) and at least one of the exceptions as provided in 18 USC 922(y)(2), such as a valid hunting license.
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