Army: Illegal immigrant enlistment contracts voided.

Army: Illegal immigrant enlistment contracts voided.
www.stripes.com ^ | 9/15/17 | Alex Horton

Posted on 9/15/2017, 2:58:54 PM by Uncle Sam 911

U.S. Army recruiters have abruptly canceled enlistment contracts for hundreds of foreign-born military recruits since last week, upending their lives and potentially exposing many to deportation, according to several affected recruits and a former Army officer familiar with their situation.

Many of these enlistees have waited years to join a troubled immigration recruitment program designed to attract highly skilled immigrants into the service in exchange for fast-track citizenship.

Now recruits and experts say that recruiters are shedding their contracts to free themselves from an onerous enlistment process to focus on individuals who can more quickly enlist and thus satisfy strict recruitment targets.

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