Immigrants in the Military

Posted by Katherine | May 9, 2008 – 7:12 pm

This photograph connects two major election issues: immigration and a military stressed by Iraq and Afghanistan. It was taken two years ago by cobalt123 at an immigration-reform march in Phoenix, Arizona:

60,000 immigrants in military
[cobalt123 / Flickr]

The boy’s sign does appear to be on target, at least according to the numbers from the beginning of the Iraq war. Of those 60,000 immigrants, roughly 50 percent apparently weren’t US citizens.


  1. One Response to “Immigrants in the Military”

  2. I think despite facts like these, many Americans will fall prey to the Mainstream Media’s views on immigration. Hopefully people will reason it out though before the next bill appears before congress.

    By Crian on May 10, 2008

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