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A soldier holds an American flag prior to the start of an oath of citizenship ceremony in the General George Patton Museum's Abrams Auditorium at Fort Knox, Ky., Sept. 19, 2018.
What we owe foreign-born recruits
The Biden administration should fully reinstate the MAVNI program, quickly process naturalization applications and wave penalties for troops who fell out of status while awaiting their orders, says the author of this commentary.
How Trump administration policies stymie the Pentagon’s immigrant recruit program
Stricter Trump administration immigration policies have stymied Pentagon plans to restart a program that allowed thousands of people with critical medical or Asian and African language skills to join the military and become American citizens, according to several U.S. officials.
US Army quietly discharging immigrant recruits
Some immigrant U.S. Army reservists and recruits who enlisted in the military with a promised path to citizenship are being abruptly discharged, the Associated Press has learned.
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