We are Nationals of The U.S. by our U.S. Military Oath of Enlistment.
I, (NAME), do solemnly swear (or affirm) that I will support and defend the Constitution of the United States against all enemies, foreign and domestic; that I will bear true faith and allegiance to the same; and that I will obey the orders of the President of the United States and the orders of the officers appointed over me, according to regulations and the Uniform Code of Military Justice. So help me God.
Section 101(a)(22)of The Immigration and Nationality act: Although not a citizen of The United States,a national is someone that owes permanent allegiance to The United States of America.
I am an Honorably Discharged Military Veteran of The United States Armed Forces. I have been deported to Mexico because of a felony conviction even though I was told that I could not be deported because I am a National of The United States of America. Author's website Email the author