Beth Werlin, Deputy Legal Director for the American Immigration Council, discusses the recent...
Immigrants Vital to U.S. Military, Report Finds
Published on Wed, Nov 11, 2009
With Veterans Day and the tragic events of Fort Hood fresh in the public mind, a new report from the Immigration Policy Center (IPC) entitled Essential to the Fight: Immigrants in the Military, Eight Years After 9/11 should provide some perspective. One of the main points of the report is that "Without the contributions of immigrants, the military could not meet its recruiting goals and could not fill its need for foreign-language translators, interpreters and cultural experts."
Published in the The San Fernando Sun | Read Article