U.S. Military Veterans Can Still Face Deportation

Donald Trump said during campaign that undocumented veterans are a "a very special situation," but his executive orders don't exempt vets from deportation.


By Anthony L. Fisher

President Donald Trump made it plenty clear as a candidate that he intends to crackdown on undocumented immigrants and his early executive orders have proven, in that regard, he’s a man of his word. But Trump also indicated that he’d make an exception for undocumented immigrants who have served in the U.S. military.

At last September’s Commander-in-Chief forum, Trump said, “I think that when you serve in the armed forces, that’s a special situation, and I could see myself working that out. Absolutely.” He added, “If they plan on serving, if they get in, I would absolutely, for all of those people. Now, we have to be very careful, we have to vet very carefully, everybody would agree with that, but the answer is it would be a very special circumstance, yes.”

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