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U.S. veterans deported after they served

"Just south of the U.S.-Mexico border in Rosarito, a contingent of about a dozen veterans who call themselves the "Banished Veterans" are lobbying to change an immigration act that allows legal residents who commit certain crimes to be deported, despite his or her military service...

Those who wore the uniform should not be deported

"Why the exception for veterans? Because they are exceptional. Once upon a time, we asked them to fill our needs, to fight our fights. In the decade ending in 2008, 70,000 noncitizens enrolled to do just that. We had no trouble using them when they were fit to serve. We should not discard...

Deported Vets Eligible for VA Healthcare, GI Bill

"There is irony and tragedy in the death in Mexico last year of 55-year-old U.S. Army veteran Manuel de Jesus Castano. The irony is that Castano, a life-long legal U.S. resident deported for a past criminal conviction that had nothing to do with his Army service, was allowed into the U.S. for burial...