Friday, March 6, 2009

Direct US Citizenship - MAVNI Recruitment Pilot Program

The US Army has started a new pilot program called MAVNI (Military Accessions Vital to National Interest) program which will help hire immigrants and provide them a path to getting citizenship faster than the usual longer waiting terms, provided you speak one of the languages listed below.

Here is more information about the eligibility and other details.
1. The applicant must be in one of the following categories at time of enlistment
a. asylee, refugee, Temporary Protected Status (TPS), or
b. nonimmigrant categories E, F, H, I, J, K, L, M, O, P, Q, R, S, T, TC, TD, TN, U, or V
2. The applicant must have been in valid status in one of those categories for at least two years
immediately prior to the enlistment date, but it does not have to be the same category as the
one held on the date of enlistment; and
3. An applicant who may be eligible on the basis of a nonimmigrant category at time of
enlistment (see 1b above) must not have had any single absence from the United States of
more than 90 days during the two year period immediately preceding the date of enlistment.
Language specialization
Albanian, Amharic, Arabic, Azerbaijani, Bengali ,Burmese,Cambodian-Khmer, Chinese, Czech, Hausa, Hindi, Hungarian, Igbo, Indonesian, Korean, Kurdish, Lao, Malay, Malayalam, Moro, Nepalese, Persian [Dari & Farsi], Polish, Punjabi, Pushtu (aka Pashto), Russian, Sindhi, Sinhalese, Somali, Swahili, Tamil, Turkish, Turkmen, Urdu, Yoruba

More information can be found here,
1) MAVNI Recruitment Pilot -
2) MAVNI Test Program -

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