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Immigrant Recruits: Graduate School and Hollywood Movies

immigrant recruits: He jumped at the chance to attend graduate school at Texas A&M University, according to The Chronicle Herald. In 2016, Zhao enlisted in the U.S. Army as part of a special recruitment program offering immigrants in the country legally a path to citizenship. He read the Bible his parents gave him, watched Hollywood movies and studied the ideals of democracy. The future, he said, was bright. They traded being willing to risk their lives for the prospect of U.S. citizenship, a timeworn exchange that's drawn linguists, medical specialists and thousands of other immigrants to the military since the Revolutionary War. Now, he is one of the dozens of immigrant recruits and reservists struggling with abrupt, often unexplained military discharges and cancelled contracts. ( As reported in the news.