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Honoring the Foreign-Born Service Members of Yesterday and Today on Memorial Day

Written by on May 23, 2014 in Integration, Legislation with 0 Comments
Honoring the Foreign-Born Service Members of Yesterday and Today on Memorial Day

Each year, roughly 8,000 immigrants join the U.S. military, bringing linguistic skills and cultural diversity that enrich each branch of the Armed Forces. Nearly 65,000 service members have become naturalized U.S. citizens since September 2001, but there are still limits that prevent young immigrants who want to serve from doing so. In addition, there are […]

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