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Defense secretary promises military
DREAMers will be ´protected´ from
deportation even if DACA ends

Daily Mail [UK], by David Martosko

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Posted By:Attercliffe, 2/9/2018 4:47:47 PM

Defense Secretary James Mattis said Thursday that servicemen and women who are protected from deportation by an Obama-era program set to expire on March 5 will be ´protected´ regardless of their immigration status. The Pentagon chief told reporters that he had spoken with Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen about the roughly 800 members of the U.S. military whose status was thought to be in limbo. People who are on active duty or serve in the reserves won´t be targets for deportation, he said, adding that veterans with honorable discharges would also be guaranteed safe harbor in the U.S., along with new recruits

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: JMEGrammy, 2/9/2018 4:50:41 PM     (No. 11538902)

I know this sounds like a stupid question, but don´t you have to be a citizen to be in the US Military???

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Reply 2 - Posted by: stencil, 2/9/2018 4:58:08 PM     (No. 11538908)

No, you don´t need to be a citizen.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: 0658, 2/9/2018 5:18:38 PM     (No. 11538945)

I am OK with this, but the rest should go.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: schnapps, 2/9/2018 5:46:02 PM     (No. 11538968)

Yes, the 800 can stay as long as they don´t commit any felonies. The other 99.9% have to leave.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: crimea river, 2/9/2018 5:50:00 PM     (No. 11538976)

We´re told these DACA folks are such great patriots. You´d think many more would sign up for the military to serve the country they love.
Just sayin´

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Amereagle-redux, 2/9/2018 5:53:37 PM     (No. 11538982)

This is absolutely as it should be. Very good.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Davids918, 2/9/2018 6:03:46 PM     (No. 11538996)

No problem with them being "protected" while they serve honorably in the military.

Trump has really put the Dems in a box, now that he´s calling for 1.8 million to be in the deal, and they aren´t taking it, yet.

It´s showing clearly the Dems aren´t about just getting legal status for them, but now want to ensure there is a continuous loophole they can exploit in future years.

Remember, there was a whole other group of unaccompanied minors, mostly from Central America, the Obama admin assisted to get here, so anything with DACA will set a precedent.

Establish a legal status, then allow them to apply for citizenship just like anyone else. This process takes about 10-12 years, so is NOT amnesty.


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Reply 8 - Posted by: Iraengneer, 2/9/2018 6:28:27 PM     (No. 11539013)

Hate to disagree with SecDef but he is wrong.
VERY wrong.
Ever hear of the Foreign Legion? Probably. French Legion Etranger. Not allowed on French soil, unless that´s changed: they weren´t totally stupid. Spanish at least used to have an equivalent, I believe.
Why should we arm and train a bunch in our midst who have no loyalty nor ties to the nation? Dumb idea. Anyone other than me ever bother to READ Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire"?? My volumes are a few feet from me. They recount, as do others, what some of the results were of accepting enemy foreign nationals into the army. Those armed and equipped foreign nationals, owing no sense of allegiance to Rome, but did to their clan and tribe, had more than a bit to do with the eventual collapse. WE should be smart enough to learn form their mistakes.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: earlybird, 2/9/2018 6:49:09 PM     (No. 11539031)

No, David. Secretary Mattis did not “promise”. Apparently 800 are in the categories named:

People who are on active duty or serve in the reserves won´t be targets for deportation, he said, adding that veterans with honorable discharges would also be guaranteed safe harbor in the U.S., along with new recruits who are ´signed up and they´re waiting to go into boot camp.´

Only a judge could override that order, Mattis explained, if a ´DREAMer´ committed a serious felony or was subject to a final deportation order.


David and the DM go nuts in their headlines. And this applies to only a TOTAL of approximately 800 out of how many hundred thousand?

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Reply 10 - Posted by: doctorfixit, 2/9/2018 6:52:33 PM     (No. 11539035)

We always treat our mercenaries well. This harkens back to the days when the judge would offer jail or the Marines.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: LoneVoice, 2/9/2018 7:29:00 PM     (No. 11539059)

Anybody who serves our country in our military, especially in the US Marines deserves citizenship. The Marines don´t provide interpreters and they don´t cut you any slack because you belong to some sort of protected minority. The expect everyone, right down to the cooks to be ready to fight and kill the enemy and to follow orders. They teach you to love this country enough to risk your life for our country. That´s the kind of "dreamer" who paid the price for American citizenship.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: bighambone, 2/9/2018 8:31:15 PM     (No. 11539097)

There are already federal laws that grant aliens who serve in the US military almost immediate citizenship, all they have to do is apply.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: FLCracker, 2/9/2018 10:05:12 PM     (No. 11539130)

#8, in the history of this country, we have had hundreds of thousands of non-citizens who have served this country well and faithfully.

This includes American Indians before they became citizens as group in 1924, the Irish and Germans serving in the pre-Civil War Army, Union Army and Indians War Army, the Philippine Scouts, and people from everywhere in WW2.

This policy was in effect during the Vietnam War, even for people coming from behind the Iron Curtain. I remember processing paperwork on a Bulgarian serving in the 82nd Airborne. (Looked like he rode in with Attila the Hun.)

I think the U.S. military can handle 800 people ALREADY SERVING. I vouch for the one I work with.



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