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1/25/2018 7:38:29 AM
Posted: 11/24/2002 10:10:09 AM EST
What are the restrictions on legal aliens serving in the US Military? Can they become officers and if so how high up? Do they have to be in the process of acquiring US citizenship?
Link Posted: 11/24/2002 10:24:58 AM EST
Link Posted: 11/24/2002 10:44:20 AM EST
No green card, no enlist. Even legal aliens.
Link Posted: 11/24/2002 12:06:27 PM EST
Link Posted: 11/24/2002 1:38:28 PM EST
Originally Posted By sesat_ram: No green card, no enlist. Even legal aliens.
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Technially, all green card holders can also be drafted - and you have to register for Selective Service when you get your green card.
Link Posted: 11/24/2002 3:06:38 PM EST
[Last Edit: 11/24/2002 3:07:02 PM EST by Johnny_Reno]
Additionally, if you aren't a citizen, you will be limited from certain job specialties in which a security clearance is required.
Link Posted: 11/24/2002 3:19:09 PM EST
Link Posted: 11/24/2002 3:25:34 PM EST
My last expereince as a Master Recruiter for the Army two years ago was, Have an INS 555 your in! Have had several unknowing young hispanics try to enlist in High School only to find out that Mom and Dad sneaked across the border illegally and never told junior! Bummer for them.
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