Author of Immigration Law and the Military and AILA member Margaret Stock shares the latest on the MAVNI program and how changes are affecting those who want to serve in the military.
Every year, on Nov. 11, the nation honors members of the United States armed forces who have served our country and defended our freedoms. This year, the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) host 23 Veterans Day-themed naturalization ceremonies across the country, welcoming more than 1,600 veterans, service members, and military spouses as America’s newest citizens.
On July 26, 2017, Republican Representative Ileana Ros-Lehtinen of Florida and Democrat Representative Lucille Roybal-Allard of California introduced the House version of the Dream Act of 2017, which would provide young people who were brought to the U.S. as children, the chance to apply for a Green Card.