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Gabbard pledges to protect veterans

Democratic presidential candidate Tulsi Gabbard said that some immigrant veterans are getting the “door slammed on their face” when they apply for U.S. citizenship, because denials are higher for applicants who served in America’s military compared to civilians.

At a meeting with in San Francisco, California speaking at the Veterans Caucus, Gabbard was asked what she would do about immigrant veterans who are deported.

“We got to bring our veterans home,” said Gabbard, a U.S. representative from Hawaii who served two tours of duty in the Middle East and is a major in the Hawaii Army National Guard.

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