Using a Fake College Sting, ICE Tries to Deport VeteranApril 5, 2018 | :
by Emma Roller
In February, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis promised that undocumented immigrants who served in the military and were honorably discharged would not be deported. “We would always stand by one of our people,” Mattis said at the time.
(Not) shockingly, it looks like the Trump administration isn’t following through on that promise. On Wednesday, the Washington Post reported that the Department of Homeland Security is working to deport noncitizen veterans and active members of the military, going so far as to create a fake university to use as an immigration dragnet.