enlist act

  • A group of undocumented youth who aspire to serve the United States in uniform rally in front of the U.S. Capitol on May 20, 2014 in Washington, DC. Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images
    May 21, 2014   BY Associated Press 

    WASHINGTON — House Republican leaders on Wednesday blocked any votes on immigration legislation, raising doubts about the prospects for election-year action on overhauling the nation’s laws.
    The Rules Committee voted early Wednesday against allowing votes on a measure offering citizenship to immigrants here illegally who serve in the military. The panel also rejected legislation that would have opened the U.S. military academies to young immigrants brought to the country illegally. Continue reading