Are U.S. Veterans Being Deported? | NBC News Now

Are U.S. Veterans Being Deported? | NBC News Now


WERE MISHANDLED BY I.C.E. MANY OF THEM WERE DEPORTED. MANY OF THEM WERE DEPORTED. ALEXIS IS HERE WITH THE DETAILS. ALEXIS IS HERE WITH THE DETAILS.>>A NEW FEDERAL REPORT LOOKED>>A NEW FEDERAL REPORT LOOKED AT ISSUES AROUND THE DEPORTATION AT ISSUES AROUND THE DEPORTATION EVENT. EVENT. THE U.S. GOVERNMENT WILL NOT THE U.S. GOVERNMENT WILL NOT SEND HER MILITARY VETERAN SEND HER MILITARY VETERAN BROTHER BACK TO MEXICO. BROTHER BACK TO MEXICO.>>HUNDREDS OF NONCITIZENS>>HUNDREDS OF NONCITIZENS VETERANS NOW FINDING THEMSELVES VETERANS NOW FINDING THEMSELVES DEPORTED. DEPORTED.>>WITH THE ATTENTION AROUND>>WITH THE ATTENTION AROUND IMMIGRATION, I’VE DECIDED TO GO IMMIGRATION, I’VE DECIDED TO GO THROUGH IT. THROUGH IT. NONCITIZENS CAN SERVE IN THE NONCITIZENS CAN SERVE IN THE U.S. MILITARY. U.S. MILITARY. IN FACT, IT’S LONG BEEN A IN FACT, IT’S LONG BEEN A BACKTRACK TOWARD CITIZENSHIP FOR BACKTRACK TOWARD CITIZENSHIP FOR A NUMBER OF IMMIGRANTS. A NUMBER OF IMMIGRANTS. BETWEEN 2013 AND 2018, MORE THAN BETWEEN 2013 AND 2018, MORE THAN 44,000 NONCITIZENS ENLISTED IN 44,000 NONCITIZENS ENLISTED IN THE MILITARY, ACCORDING TO THE THE MILITARY, ACCORDING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE DATA. DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE DATA. THAT’S BECOMING LESS AND LESS THAT’S BECOMING LESS AND LESS THE CASE. THE CASE. ACCORDING TO THE REPORT, ACCORDING TO THE REPORT, APPLICATION FOR NATURALIZATION APPLICATION FOR NATURALIZATION DECLINED SHARPLY WHEN PRESIDENT DECLINED SHARPLY WHEN PRESIDENT TRUMP TOOK OFFICE. TRUMP TOOK OFFICE. BECAUSE OF A NUMBER OF NEW BECAUSE OF A NUMBER OF NEW POLICIES THAT MADE IT HARDER FOR POLICIES THAT MADE IT HARDER FOR NONCITIZENS TO JOIN THE NONCITIZENS TO JOIN THE MILITARY. MILITARY. NOW I.C.E. ALREADY HAS POLICIES NOW I.C.E. ALREADY HAS POLICIES IN PLACE TO PROTECT VETERANS WHO IN PLACE TO PROTECT VETERANS WHO MAY BE SUBJECT TO DEPORTATION. MAY BE SUBJECT TO DEPORTATION. THEY’VE HAVEN’T BEEN FULLY THEY’VE HAVEN’T BEEN FULLY FOLLOWING THEM. FOLLOWING THEM. ACCORDING TO THE REPORT, ACCORDING TO THE REPORT, IMMIGRATION AND CUSTOMS IMMIGRATION AND CUSTOMS ENFORCEMENT DOES NOT KNOW ENFORCEMENT DOES NOT KNOW EXACTLY HOW MANY VETERANS HAVE EXACTLY HOW MANY VETERANS HAVE BEEN PLACED IN REMOVAL BEEN PLACED IN REMOVAL PROCEEDINGS OR REMOVED. PROCEEDINGS OR REMOVED. SO, FIRST, WHAT ARE THESE SO, FIRST, WHAT ARE THESE POLICIES? POLICIES? I.C.E. REQUIRES WHEN AGENTS AND I.C.E. REQUIRES WHEN AGENTS AND OFFICERS ENCOUNTER A VETERAN OFFICERS ENCOUNTER A VETERAN WHOM THEY BELIEVE KNEW IS WHOM THEY BELIEVE KNEW IS DEPORTABLE, THEY MUST CONDUCT DEPORTABLE, THEY MUST CONDUCT ADDITIONAL ASSESSMENTS. ADDITIONAL ASSESSMENTS. TAKE THE PERSON’S SERVICE TAKE THE PERSON’S SERVICE HISTORY INTO ACCOUNT. HISTORY INTO ACCOUNT. IT INCLUDES TIME IN SERVICE, IT INCLUDES TIME IN SERVICE, MILITARY AWARDS, AND DEPLOYMENT. MILITARY AWARDS, AND DEPLOYMENT. HERE IS THE THING, ACCORDING TO HERE IS THE THING, ACCORDING TO THE G.A.O. REPORT, ICE, DOES NOT THE G.A.O. REPORT, ICE, DOES NOT CONSISTENTLY ADHERE TO THE CONSISTENTLY ADHERE TO THE POLICIES AND DOES NOT POLICIES AND DOES NOT CONSISTENTLY IDENTIFY THE CONSISTENTLY IDENTIFY THE VETERANS. VETERANS. THEY PLACE AT LEAST 250,000 THEY PLACE AT LEAST 250,000 VETERANS IN DEPORTATION VETERANS IN DEPORTATION PROCEDURES OVER THE LAST FIVE PROCEDURES OVER THE LAST FIVE YEARS. YEARS. BUT THAT NUMBER COULD ACTUALLY BUT THAT NUMBER COULD ACTUALLY BE MUCH HIGHER. BE MUCH HIGHER. BECAUSE THEY DON’T ACTUALLY HAVE BECAUSE THEY DON’T ACTUALLY HAVE A A PROPER SYSTEM FOR TRACKING A A PROPER SYSTEM FOR TRACKING THAT. THAT. ACCORDING TO THE REPORT, QUOTE, ACCORDING TO THE REPORT, QUOTE, NONE OF THE I.C.E. COMPONENTS — NONE OF THE I.C.E. COMPONENTS — TAKE COMPLETE — IT REQUIRES TAKE COMPLETE — IT REQUIRES THEM TO GET HIGHER UP APPROVAL THEM TO GET HIGHER UP APPROVAL TO PROCEED WITH DEPORTATION. TO PROCEED WITH DEPORTATION. YET THE REPORT FOUND NEARLY 90 YET THE REPORT FOUND NEARLY 90 VETERANS WHO WERE DEPORTED FROM VETERANS WHO WERE DEPORTED FROM 2013 TO 2018 THEY FAILED TO GET 2013 TO 2018 THEY FAILED TO GET THE REQUIRED MANAGEMENT APPROVAL THE REQUIRED MANAGEMENT APPROVAL IN 21% OF THEIR CASES. IN 21% OF THEIR CASES. AND THEY ALSO FAILED TO ELEVATE AND THEY ALSO FAILED TO ELEVATE TO HEADQUARTERS FOR 70% OF THOSE TO HEADQUARTERS FOR 70% OF THOSE THAT REQUIRED IT. THAT REQUIRED IT. OFFICIALS SAID THEY WERE UNAWARE OFFICIALS SAID THEY WERE UNAWARE OF THE POLICIES UNTIL THE GAO OF THE POLICIES UNTIL THE GAO REVIEW. REVIEW. THE REPORT WAS COMMISSIONED BY THE REPORT WAS COMMISSIONED BY FOUR MEMBERS OF CONGRESS IN FOUR MEMBERS OF CONGRESS IN 2017. 2017. AMONG THEM A CALIFORNIA DEMOCRAT AMONG THEM A CALIFORNIA DEMOCRAT WHO CHAIRED THE HOUSE VETERAN’S WHO CHAIRED THE HOUSE VETERAN’S AFFAIRS COMMITTEE WROTE A LETTER AFFAIRS COMMITTEE WROTE A LETTER TO I.C.E. DEMANDING CHANGES. TO I.C.E. DEMANDING CHANGES. HE SAID WE CANNOT ALLOW HE SAID WE CANNOT ALLOW NONVETERAN CITIZENS TO FALL NONVETERAN CITIZENS TO FALL THROUGH. THROUGH. DEPORTATIONS. DEPORTATIONS. AND TAKING STEPS TO ENSURE THAT AND TAKING STEPS TO ENSURE THAT OFFICERS ARE PROPERLY IDENTIFIED OFFICERS ARE PROPERLY IDENTIFIED AND DOCUMENTED BY AN IMMIGRANT AND DOCUMENTED BY AN IMMIGRANT THEY ENCOUNTER. THEY ENCOUNTER. SO THE DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SO THE DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY AGREED WITH THE

11 thoughts on “Are U.S. Veterans Being Deported? | NBC News Now

  1. Yes! I personally feel this is ridiculous… If you help and support this idea confused as a single nation, you should be allowed to stay in its territories and collect benefits without provocation

  2. Yes trump supporters, thank those men and women for their service. I wonder if immigration and customs enforcement agents are raiding U.S. Military bases and Naval Ships! America will one day have to pay the pie piper, it’s all going to come to a head.

  3. Why is Pelosi protecting Trump from Impeachment Hearings? Democrats are weak and cowardly Traitors for screwing over their Country and refusing to do their DUTY.

  4. “Under Trump, non-citizens that ‘answered their adopted country’s call to military duty based on recruiters promises have not even been allowed to appeal their deportations because of extenuating reasons like DWI, addiction to Opioids and other PAIN Killers or simple Bar Fights/battery.”

  5. This would not be the first time Trump deported veterans. Some where told if they serve they will be given citizenship. That was honored for a long time. Until…

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