Should service in the military put an immigrant—even an illegal alien—on the fast track to citizenship?   Shouldn’t those who serve be rewarded?

As a veteran myself, I honor all veterans for their service and wish them well. I believe that our government must do right by them.

However, we shouldn’t confuse these issues. Citizenship and immigration policy should be kept separate from military service. Simply granting citizenship in exchange for military service is a bad idea.

We have to face the fact that there are criminals in the armed forces—a growing gang presence in the U.S. military.

Furthermore, there’s evidence that Mexican drug cartels are beginning to fish around among U.S. military personnel to find recruit hitmen—and finding them.

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Article by Allan Wall, published on VDARE.COM on August 17th, 2013.

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