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Blog Post: Military Medical Malpractice Legislation Gives Victims Hope

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More military rejected for US citizenship than civilians

According to the Miami Herald, immigrants in the military are getting denied U.S. citizenship at higher rates than civilians. According to the most recent USCIS data available, the agency denied 16.6 percent of military applications for citizenship, compared to an… … Continue reading

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New York State's Military Law provides certain benefits to a public employee "deployed on military service" before completing his or her probationary period

The Appellate Division reversed Supreme Court's denial of the CPLR Article 78 petition filed by a New York City police officer [Petitioner] seeking reinstatement to her position after the New York City Police Department [Department] terminated her employment as a … Continue reading

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U.S. Military on the Southern Border: What's Their Proper Role?

The U.S. Army Follow Texas National Guard observes Rio Grande River, photo by U.S. Army In my last Crimmigration classes, we've been discussing the different players who at the border: the OFO at ports, Border Patrol between ports, ranchers, residents,… … Continue reading

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It’s Time to Admit That the Military Commissions Have Failed

I’ve written elsewhere about the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit’s stunning, unanimous decision in In re Al-Nashiri III to throw out three-and-a-half years’ worth of pre-trial rulings by a Guantánamo military commission in the case of the … Continue reading

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