July 17, 2019 vfpvc

We Deport Veterans

For decades, we’ve deported military veterans—legal residents of the United States—while dangling citizenship before them. Read Article

ICE Is Deporting Veterans Without Checking Their Service Status

From 2013 to 2018, ICE failed to follow its own policies requiring agents to consider a veteran’s military record before beginning the process of removal from the country, according to the report. Time in service, awards and deployments are all among factors that are supposed to be weighed when making a deportment decision.

The policies also call for deportation cases that might involve veterans to be referred to higher headquarters for a decision. Those policies also were not followed, the report states. Read Article


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