Technology Alert List Law and Legal Definition

The Technology Alert List (TAL) provides a summary of technologies and fields with potential "dual-use" applications. The TAL is a comprehensive security check which includes every technology or skill involving chemistry, immunology and pharmacology, as well as architecture, civil engineering, and urban design. The TAL is provided as a guidance in adjudicating visa cases potentially falling within the purview of INA 212(a)(3)(i)(II).