Immigration Law

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Army Risks 'Mission Failure' by Rejecting Immigrants, Naturalized Citizens
Posted on 19 Oct 2017 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Alex Horton, Washington Post, Oct. 18, 2017 - "The U.S. Army has stopped enlisting some immigrants who are legal permanent residents while mandating lengthy delays for others, part of a controversial effort across the military to tighten security... Read More

Violating Federal Law, Army Bans Green Card Holders From Enlisting
Posted on 17 Oct 2017 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Emily Singer and Ashley Edwards, Mic Network, Oct. 17, 2017 - "Army recruiters have been told to stop enlisting green card holders into the Army effective immediately, according to an email sent to military recruiters and obtained by Mic, a move... Read More

New Immigration Hope For Military Dependents, But Enlistment Hurdles Remain
Posted on 20 Nov 2013 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"Kathleen Welker, a spokeswoman for the Army Recruiting Command, confirmed the Army enlistment policy bars applicants who have spouses or children who are in the country illegally. The latest legal opinion from the command was formulated in 2010... Read More

Report: Non-Citizens in the Enlisted U.S. Military
Posted on 17 Nov 2011 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"Although in recent years non-citizens have made up only a small share of enlisted accessions (roughly 4 percent), they are a potentially valuable pool for enlisted recruiting for three reasons. First, the number of U.S. non-citizens who are eligible... Read More

Congressmen Query Armed Forces About Exclusionary Enlistment Policy
Posted on 22 Nov 2013 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"Yesterday, U.S Representatives Mike Coffman (R-CO) and Luis Gutiérrez (D-IL), along with 31 Members of the House, sent a letter to the Secretary of the Navy, the Acting Secretary of the Air Force, and the Secretary of the Army, expressing... Read More

Pentagon Reviewing Enlistment Policies on 'Mixed Families'
Posted on 11 Dec 2013 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"The Pentagon says it is taking another look at U.S. military enlistment policies that bar applicants with spouses or children living illegally in the U.S. Both the Marine Corps and Navy follow those policies. Army and Air Force officials say they... Read More