Department Of Defense Identifies Both Soldiers Killed In Afghanistan This Weekend; One Was Chicago Area ManThe Department of Defense on Sunday identified both soldiers who were killed by a roadside bomb in Afghanistan this weekend – one of whom was a local man.
U.S. Soldier Killed In Afghanistan Was From Aurora, City SaysOne of the two U.S. service members who was killed in Afghanistan on Saturday was identified as a young man from Aurora.
Deported Army Veteran Miguel Perez Jr. Granted Citizenship After Governor Pardoned Him For 2010 Drug ConvictionGov. JB Pritzker pardoned Perez in August, opening the door for him to reapply for citizenship, which was granted this week after a new hearing on his case.
Deported Army Vet Miguel Perez, Jr. Awaits A Decision On Gaining Citizenship"I'm a little upset, let down, that a decision wasn't made today but just got to wait a little bit longer."
Deported Army Veteran Miguel Perez Jr. Optimistic About Bid For Citizenship After Pardon From GovernorPerez served 7 ½ years in prison for a non-violent drug crime, and was deported to Mexico in 2018.
Deported Veteran Miguel Perez Awaits Citizenship Hearing"Right now I'm with friends and family and that's the most important thing right now."
Why A Piece Of Chicago Is Part Of An ICE Training FacilityThe new training center is expected to be part of an expansion at Fort Benning, a U.S. Army base in Georgia, located over 800 miles away from Chicago.
Army Veteran From Indiana Facing Collection Agency Over Kids' Lunch MoneyAn Indiana veteran facing a collection agency over unpaid school lunches for his three children is now receiving assistance from the Indiana Department of Veteran Affairs.
Army Recruit Promised Pathway To Citizenship Faces Uncertain FutureImmigration lawyers say the Pentagon has begun discharging dozens of recruits who had been promised a path to U.S. citizenship.
Immigrant Abruptly Discharged From Military Says It Was Like Getting "Kicked Out Of Your Own Home"Some immigrant recruits and reservists say they've been abruptly discharged without being told why.
Army Battalion Takes Photo With Fallen Soldier's Newborn BabyThe soldiers coincidentally came home the day Christian was born, which made their homecoming that much sweeter.