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Why Are We Deporting United States Veterans?

Check out my new story about deporting United States veterans. The direct link to TONIGHT’S Challenging the Rhetoric SHOW (Weds. Oct. 29) is below. Show starts at 6pm PACIFIC TIME. Please be sure to tune in. We LOVE our listeners. The chat-room will be going and the phones will be open for callers. Special guest, deported veteran, Hector Barajas joins us for The Grill and we have one more autographed CENSORED 2015 book from Project Censored to give away. Tonight’s show is going to be awesome and the deported Vets story is one everyone should be aware of. Call in to speak with the hosts
(646) 716-4117 Oh, and PLEASE share this link?? Thanks! – with Cheri Roberts, Anita Stewart, Christine Coe Graetz, Hector Barajas

Challenging the Rhetoric

hector-barajas-deported-veteran IMAGES SOURCE: Hector Barajas-Varela

The United States government regularly offers citizenship in exchange for service and most people don’t realize this. Because of that, stories about deported Veterans are few and far between and even those are often overlooked. Since 1996, the U.S. has deported Veterans who, as legalized citizens, joined the Armed Forces and served proudly in our country’s wars such as Vietnam, Persian Gulf, Kosovo, Iraq & Afghanistan. These vets served both during combat and peacetime. They have been and currently are being deported to various countries around the world that they or their families immigrated from. Of those that there has been contact with, all had legal residency status, Veterans Administration (VA) Benefits as well as strong ties to the United States through other family members and their own lives and service.

hector-barajas-deported-banished-veterans IMAGES SOURCE: Hector Barajas-Varela

Spc. Hector Barajas-Varela served in the U.S. Army’s 82nd Airborne division from…

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