Friday, January 22, 2010

Thriving Military Recruitment Program Blocked

This program brought more than 1,000 immigrants with language or medical skills to the military. Thousands more are waiting for the program to be extended. - - Donna Poisl

A highly successful program by the armed forces to recruit skilled immigrants who live in this country temporarily has run into a roadblock, leaving thousands of potential recruits in limbo.

The Army stopped accepting applications for the program last week, officials said Thursday, because the Pentagon had not completed a review required to keep the recruitment going.
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