Last month, the Obama administration announced a major change to immigration policy with regards to the military. Now, military family members who are in the country illegally have a new path to stay and apply for permanent legal status.
But this new policy appears contradictory to an increasingly common practice in many branches of the military — a practice that explicitly bans applicants who have undocumented dependents.
From the Here & Now Contributors Network, Jude Joffe-Block of Fronteras Desk reports.
This segment aired on December 16, 2013.