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ICE to Formalize Consideration of Military Service for Noncitizen Vets Facing Deportation

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U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement is formalizing a policy that would consider service in the military when a noncitizen veteran faces possible deportation. Some veterans face deportation after committing crimes or falling through the cracks of the immigration system. For more than a decade, the Military Accessions Vital to the National Interest program allowed noncitizens to join the military and eventually earn citizenship.
4 months ago·Washington, United States

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ICE agents directed to generally avoid deporting military veterans and their families

A 2019 government watchdog report found that ICE didn't know how many U.S. military veterans it had deported because of inconsistent record-keeping.

4 months ago·New York, United States
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ICE to Formalize Consideration of Military Service for Noncitizen Vets Facing Deportation

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) announced Tuesday it is formalizing a policy that would consider service in the U.S. military when a noncitizen veteran faces possible deportation.   "ICE values the incredible contributions of noncitizens who have served in the U.S. military," ICE Acting Director Tae D. Johnson said in a press release. "Through this directive, ICE will consider U.S. military service by a noncitizen or their immedia…

4 months ago·United States
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ICE Announces It Will Consider Military Service in Deportation Decisions

The U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) on Tuesday announced it will take into account noncitizen person's U.S. military service ...

4 months ago·New York, United States
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ICE officially considers military service when deciding to deport non-citizen vets and families

The policy has been unofficial until now

4 months ago·Washington, United States
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ICE Officially Considers Military Service When Deciding to Deport Non-Citizen Vets and Families - The Ohio Star

Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) announced Tuesday that it will officially consider migrants' US military service before deciding whether to enforce civil immigration actions, such as deportation, against them or their family members.

4 months ago
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Military service to factor in immigration enforcement actions against noncitizens

Members of the U.S. military who are noncitizens will officially have their service used as a mitigating factor when faced with civil immigration enforcement actions.

4 months ago
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