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‘I never left anybody’ — Fighting for veterans left behind by the country they served
Veterans mustered resources to swiftly bring home stranded Afghan allies and are working together to do the same for deported U.S. veterans.
Deported veterans have trouble accessing their benefits, so San Diego is building a Vet Connect station in Tijuana to help them out
The effort is to ensure deported veterans still have access to veterans service representatives and the benefits they are entitled to, including medical care and housing assistance.
A Michigan-born Marine vet was turned over to ICE by local police. He sued the city and won
The city of Grand Rapids, Michigan will pay $190,000 to Jilmar Ramos-Gomez, a Marine veteran who was arrested by police and wrongfully turned over to Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials
‘It’s as if they’re serving a life sentence’ — Lawmakers call for faster citizenship for foreign-born vets after Marine deported to El Salvador
"The destruction of programs that have allowed for rapid military naturalization severely inhibit our nation's military readiness."
‘They snuck him out in the middle of the night’ — Marine vet suddenly deported to El Salvador
U.S. Marine combat veteran Jose Segovia Benitez was deported Tuesday night to El Salvador to the surprise of his lawyers who were told they had more time to fight for him
‘Chicago is my home’ — Army vet deported to Mexico returns to the US to fight for citizenship
Army veteran Miguel Perez Jr. was allowed temporary travel to the U.S. for an immigration hearing, to decide if he can obtain citizenship after being deported in 2018 over nonviolent drug charges
Emails show the VA took no action to spare veterans from a harsh Trump immigration policy
Top officials of the Department of Veterans Affairs declined to step in to try to exempt veterans and their families from a new immigration rule that would make it far easier to deny green cards to low-income immigrants, according to documents obtained by ProPublica under a Freedom of Information Act request
Customs and Border Patrol denied a Marine vet entry into the US for his a scheduled citizenship interview
A deported Marine Corps veteran who has been unable to come back to the U.S. for more than a decade was denied entry to the country Monday morning when he asked to be let in for a scheduled citizenship interview
Immigration rules designed to protect US veterans are often ignored by law enforcement, GAO finds
A five-year review of how the government deals with veterans with immigration issues shows that laws designed to give more protection to those who served in the military are spottily enforced
Immigrant service members are now denied US citizenship at a higher rate than civilians
Immigrants serving in the U.S. military are being denied citizenship at a higher rate than foreign-born civilians, according to new government data that has revealed the impact of stricter Trump administration immigration policies on service members.
This Navy Veteran Served In Iraq And Afghanistan. Now He Faces Deportation To Mexico
A U.S. Navy veteran facing possible confinement in an immigration facility or deportation due to his criminal history has asked Sen. Dianne Feinstein to intervene ahead of his Feb. 12 surrender to a Fresno, California, ICE office.
This Marine Veteran Was Investigated For Deportation. He Was Born In Michigan
The ACLU is demanding an investigation after a Grand Rapids-born U.S Marine combat veteran was held for possible deportation
Deported To Mexico, An Army Veteran Finally Returns Home In Death
For nearly a decade, Carlos Jaime Torres dreamed of being allowed to return to the United States, the place he...
This Deported Marine Veteran Came Home The Only Way He Could — In A Casket
Veteran Lance Cpl. Enrique Salas' flag-draped casket was loaded into a hearse with a Marine Corps seal and two miniature...
The Face Of Deported Veterans Is Finally Coming Home
Hector Barajas, who became the face and voice of deported veterans after his own deportation, will be allowed to return...
Twice-Deployed Afghan War Vet Deported ‘Homeless And Penniless’ To Mexico
Ending a 16-month quest to stay in a country where he was raised and that he fought to defend, Miguel...
Twice-Deployed Afghan War Vet Denied Citizenship Due To Felony Drug Conviction
In a significant setback, an Afghan War veteran and green card holder who later served time in prison on a...
Twice-Deployed Afghan War Vet Facing Deportation Is Running Out Of Options
Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner has denied clemency to a former U.S. Army soldier and green card holder with a felony...
This Marine Vet Was Deported To Mexico For 15 Years. Now He’s Attending Trump’s State Of The Union Address
When President Donald Trump looks out over the chamber of the U.S House of Representatives during the State of the...
VA Establishes Exam Site For Deported Vets In Tijuana
For five years, deported Army veteran Hector Barajas-Varela has been fighting one of America’s largest bureaucracies. Now, he’s seeing some...
Lawmakers Travel To Mexico To Meet Deported Vets Who Don’t Have Access To VA Care
When five members of Congress traveled to Tijuana, Mexico, on Friday, they met U.S. veterans, many of them with mental...
DoD Might Renege On Enlistment Contracts For Foreign-Born Service Members
About 1,000 foreign-born service members who enlisted under the Delayed Entry Program but whose visas have expired could have their...
Unwanted: An Army Veteran Hiding In The Country He Served
David is sore most days. It’s his back and his hands, mostly, but to be honest, it’s all the joints....
Desperate To Return Home, Deported Veterans Face Exile
Hector Barajas came to the United States from Mexico when he was 7 years old and became a green card-carrying...