What we know and don't know about the U.S. Army discharging immigrants

Immigrants during a naturalization ceremony on the USS Hornet. Photo: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images

At least 40 immigrants who had enlisted in the U.S. Army have been booted from the military, losing their chance at qualifying for citizenship, the AP reports.

Why it matters: The number of immigrant reservists and recruits being discharged from the Army appears to be a trend, but there is no clear indication that there has been
any policy change under the Trump administration. Immigrants who serve in the military still receive citizenship.