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Reports that U.S. Army is discharging immigrant recruits

  1. Original Date Announced

    July 5, 2018

    According to the Associated Press, some immigrant U.S. Army reservists and recruits who enlisted in the military under the MAVNI program which offered eligibility for citizenship are being abruptly discharged. At least 40 individuals are reported to have been improperly discharged. Service in the military provides eligibility for citizenship. [ID #626]

    AP NewsBreak: US Army quietly discharging immigrant recruits
  2. Effective Date

    July 5, 2018

Current Status

Not in effect

Original Trump Policy Status

Trump Administration Action: Change in Practice
Subject Matter: Citizenship
Agencies Affected: DOD

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Trump-Era Policy Documents

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