Here’s a stat that might surprise you: according to the Pentagon, there are anywhere between 29,000 - 38,000 undocumented immigrants currently serving in the United States military.
Military policy towards undocumented immigrants, by the way, is inconsistent. Consider that only citizens and legal residents may enlist in the armed forces.
General Electric has partnered with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce to hire 5,000 veterans over the next five years, and they will be sponsoring this grand-scale employment expo to give veterans the chance to learn about job opportunities.
A delegation of lawmakers from California is asking military leaders to reconsider the Medal of Honor nomination for Marine Corps Sgt. Rafael Peralta, citing citing video recently released by The History Channel.
The call for a military-only DREAM Act poses moral and economic problems, effectively telling undocumented noncitizens that they are only useful for war, not for improving our economy through their hard work.
Newt Gingrich on Friday backed at least a portion of the Dream Act, saying that he would grant a path to citizenship to illegal immigrant youths who agree to sign up and serve in the U.S. military.
“The DREAM Act is consistent and reinforces the values of citizenship,” Emanuel said during a June 27 telephone call with reporters on the eve of the U.S. Senate’s first-ever hearing on the DREAM Act. “Having a DREAM Act pass at the national level will help us reinforce the right type of values,” Emanuel continued.
Brazilian police will use futuristic 'Robocop-style' glasses fitted with facial recognition equipment to identify and root out troublemakers at the 2014 World Cup.