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U.S. Army Begins Nonimmigrant Recruitment Program

February 24, 2009

Frances P. Rayer and Christopher R. Thorn

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To alleviate chronic shortages of physicians, nurses and language experts in the U.S. military, U.S. Secretary of Defense Robert Gates has authorized a pilot program to temporarily recruit foreign nationals living legally in the U.S. to enlist in the military without first having to obtain lawful permanent residence. This marks the first time in recent history that foreigners without permanent resident status will be able to enlist. The limited pilot program aims to recruit up to 1,000 people and will end on December 31, 2009, or when the 1,000-person target has been reached, whichever comes first.


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Divorce Caused Rome To Fall

Generations later, the Empire had to go abroad to find young soldiers.

Shame on the libertarians! You think citizens sprout from the dirt.

Its hard to be an empire huh?

World's Greatest Business

"The Number one reason people lose money is the FEAR of losing money." Sir John Templeton

I've long believed that this is the reason...

... they simply will not secure our southern border. I believe at some point they will offer full citizenship to any illegal who serves ten years in the military. If the canon fodder lives that long they will be granted citizenship.

Now it seems they are taking steps in that direction.

I may not know the truth, but I know when I'm being lied to...

I may not know the truth, but I know when I'm being lied to...

Want to know something ELSE that's REALLY smarmy????

I have friends who know people who got this promise years ago...... did their tours and more..... and then the government went back on their word, didn't give them citizenship.... and DEPORTED them! Anyone who trusts the government is a fool!
"Not armies, not nations, have advanced the race; but here and there, in the course of ages, an individual has stood up and cast his shadow over the world." http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y6pAcBXt2j8

Thomas Jefferson: “Indeed, I tremble for my country when I reflect that God is just, that His justice cannot sleep forever."

Viva La Revolucion!

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this may answer the question

whether the troops would fire on Americans if so ordered.