February 23, 2009

Ten Things Immigration Lawyers Should Know About the Army

On Nov. 25, 2008, U.S. Secretary of Defense, Robert Gates, authorized the implementation of Military Accessions Vital to the National Interest (MAVNI)--a new pilot program allowing certain non-citizens legally present in the U.S. to join the miltary and apply for U.S. citizenship without first obtaining legal permanent residence.

Immigration attorneys should read this article in order to more accurately advise clients interested in serving in the U.S. Army.

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