Tag: Dream Act
Trump's Austerity Budget Increases Military Recruiters' Power to Prey on Youth
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 ...
The Military Enlistment Opportunity Act: a New Kind of Draft?
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 ...TagsRepresentative Mike Coffman | Militarizing citizenship | legal permanent residency (LPR) | Judiciary Immigration and Border Security Subcommittee | House Resolution 435 | Dream Act | Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) | deferred action draft | DACA | Barak Obama | Armed Services Military Personnel Subcommittee | Rick Jahnkow | poverty draft
Latinos and the Military in 2013
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 ...