U.S. Army Cancels Enlistment Contracts for Hundreds of Immigrant Recruits

The United States Army has reportedly canceled the enlistment contracts for hundreds of immigrant recruits, The Washington Post reported on Friday. Many enlistees who were part of the immigration recruitment program, which provides a fast-tracked path to citizenship, now face the possibility of deportation. Recruiters are allegedly cancelling the contracts of the immigrant recruits, many of which have waited years to join the Army, so they can instead focus on people who can more quickly enlist. “It’s a dumpster fire ruining people’s lives. The magnitude of incompetence is beyond belief,” said Margaret Stock, a retired Army officer. “We have a war going on. We need these people.”