A little-known cadre of soldiers who served in the U.S. military as green-card holders — permanent legal residents but not U.S. citizens — have been deported following a conviction for a crime committed after returning to civilian life.
July 19, 2013 Former Marine Milton Tepeyac, 37, washes clothes in a communal laundry area in Hermosillo, Mexico. Though born in Mexico, Tepeyac has spent most of his life in the United States on a green card. At age 17, he joined the Marine Corps and served for nine years; he never applied for citizenship. Linda Davidson/The Washington Post Buy Photo