Support the troops, deport their wives

The wife of Army Spec. Alex Jimenez, that has been missing since his unit was attacked on May 12th, may be deported because she entered the U.S. in 2001 illegally. They married in 2004, and he requested a green card for her, and that put her on the radar of authorities. Jimenez you may recall, is one of the soldiers that troops are still searching for, and whose “identification cards were found in an al-Qaeda safe house north of Baghdad.” So having her husband missing and facing the potential death of him, is not enough. Lets go ahead and pile it on! Send that illegal back to where she belongs. Never mind the fact that her husband may be dead after serving in the United States Military in a combat status.

The wife of a soldier missing in Iraq could face deportation, her lawyer told a television station.

Army Spec. Alex Jimenez, who has been missing since his unit was attacked by insurgents in Iraq on May 12, had petitioned for a green card for his wife, Yaderlin, whom he married in 2004, Boston’s WBZ-TV reported Tuesday.

Their attorney is seeking a hardship waiver, because if she gets sent back to the Dominican Republic, she would have to wait 10 years before she could apply again for a green card. This would be a major injustice if this was to happen! The very thought of deporting a family member of a missing soldier is repulsive.

“I can’t imagine a bigger injustice than that, to be deporting some one’s wife who is fighting and possibly dying for our country,” Mr. Kolken told the station.

Enough of the yellow magnet mentality already. You send them to an illegal war, put them in horrible conditions while they try to recover, you fight against a proper raise for them, you reduce benefits, you lose their veterans data more than once, you extend their tours of duty, make them go back early and multiple times, and you want to deport their wives now. The list just goes on and on.

I think we all see just how much you loony birds support the troops. You just support them to death, literally!

Cross Posted from Reaper Speak

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6 Responses to Support the troops, deport their wives

  1. Rebel

    Thanks for posting this. It’s a heartbreaking example of this whole immigration mess.

  2. Rebel Reaper says:

    They need to be taken to task if they dare do it. I need to post it at The Katrinacrat now. You know it’s the blogiversay there right? Dizzy Dezzi brought some balloons along. Dizzy also has a post there about the extended surge. She’s going to be a wreck when her husband goes back to Iraq. It’s got to be hell on the milspouses and the kids.

  3. Darrell Prows says:

    I wonder if Cindy Sheehans old spot in Crawford is still available. Maybe if the young lady in question could get her face on enough tv screens somebody would pull back from this idiocy. Embarassment sometimes works with GWB, but he does have an unusually high ability to ignore stuff he doesn’t like.

  4. Are you trying to make my head explode? How long shall we suffer these fools? “loony birds” now I have to remember that one! 😆 By the way, the post Dizzy Dezzi did is awesome! That’s one pissed off milspouse! Check it out.

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