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Lawmaker: Closure of military immigration centers ‘shameful’ - U.S. - Stripes

Anti-immigration ideology apparently trumps the military:

Lawmakers on Tuesday slammed reports that offices for the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services have been closed on several large military bases in recent weeks.

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An Army of Immigrants

The Military Accessions Vital to the National Interest program was created in 2008 with the intention of drawing in foreign military recruits to the U.S. 76 more words


USA: Fast Track to Citizenship Is Cut Off for Some Military Recruits - The New York Times

This US program inspired a comparable preference in Canada for citizenship applicants who had enrolled in the military in C-24:

Mohammed Anwar enlisted in April 2016 in the United States military through a program that promised him a fast track to citizenship.

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Defense Department Investigates Security Risks of MAVNI Program to Recruit Immigrants and Aliens

Aug 4, 2017 by  Warren Mass

The Defense Department’s Office of the Inspector General listed an “Intelligence and Special Program Assessments Report” on its website on June 28 whose headline, “Counterintelligence and Insider Threat,” indicated that the DOD has identified problems with its Military Accessions Vital to the National Interest (MAVNI) program serious enough to warrant investigation. 599 more words

DOD's MAVNI Program Placed Unvetted Immigrants Into Our Armed Forces

Military Accessions Vital to the National Interest (MAVNI) is a recruiting program that allows legal non-citizens with in-demand skills to join the Army in exchange for expedited U.S.

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