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Statement Thursday: Army Lt

statement thursday: Effective immediately, you will suspend processing of all involuntary separation actions, read the memo signed July 20 by Acting Assistant Secretary of the Army for Manpower and Reserve Affairs Marshall Williams, according to The Chronicle Herald. The disclosure comes one month after the AP reported that dozens of immigrant enlistees were being discharged or had their contracts cancelled. A memo shared with The Associated Press spells out orders to high-ranking Army officials to stop processing discharges of men and women who enlisted in the special immigrant program. Some said they were given no reason for their discharge. In a statement Thursday, Army Lt. Others said the Army informed them they'd been labeled as security risks because they have relatives abroad or because the Defence Department had not completed background checks on them. ( As reported in the news.