Items tagged with: Dream Act
Sarah Jaffe | Originally published in Truthout - March 24, 2017 Donald Trump's budget slashes social programs while inflating an already massive military budget, meaning that for many people in already underserved and underemployed communities, the military will be the closest thing to a welfare state they have. Today we bring you a conversation with Rory Fanning, a veteran and conscientious obje...
Rick Jahnkow - It’s well established that many people who join the U.S. military do so because of their economic status. It could be that they do not see options for a civilian job that pays a livabl...TagsArmed Services Military Personnel Subcommittee | Barak Obama | DACA | deferred action draft | Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) | Dream Act | House Resolution 435 | Judiciary Immigration and Border Security Subcommittee | legal permanent residency (LPR) | Militarizing citizenship | poverty draft | Representative Mike Coffman | Rick Jahnkow
Jorge Mariscal - With the beginning of a new year and a second Obama term, it is time once again to take stock of the relationship between the Latino community and the U.S. military. As we outlined i...