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House Blocks Chance at Military Service for ‘Dreamers’

The U.S. House of Representatives has moved to block the Pentagon from allowing young immigrants who are in the United States illegally — but have been given temporary legal status under a program started by President Barack Obama — to enlist in the military. The measure was passed Friday as an amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act, approving $612 billion for defense programs in 2016. The Republican sponsor of the amendment, Representative Mo Brooks of Alabama, cited cuts...

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