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Pentagon: 2 of 3 Immigrants in US Military Program Go On to Serve

Two-thirds of immigrants recruited by the military under a program targeting medical specialists and language specialists pass their security screening and go on to serve in the U.S. armed forces, according to the Pentagon. "Two of three MAVNI applicants, on average, make it through," Pentagon spokesman Air Force Major Carla Gleason told VOA on Wednesday, using an acronym for the Military Accessions Vital to the National Interest program. This acceptance rate does not include...

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