H. R. 2759
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
May 26, 2017
Mr. Vargas (for himself, Mr. Serrano, Mrs. Napolitano, Mrs. Davis of California, Mr. McGovern, Mr. Gutiérrez, Ms. Clarke of New York, Mr. Correa, Mr. Vela, and Mr. Evans) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Armed Services
To establish naturalization offices at initial military training sites.
This Act may be cited as the
Naturalization At Training Sites Act of 2017 or the
Establishment and Use of Naturalization Offices at Initial Military Training Sites
The Secretary of Defense, and the Secretary of Homeland Security with respect to the Coast Guard, shall establish a naturalization office at each initial military training site of the Armed Forces.
The Secretary concerned shall take steps to identify members of the Armed Forces who are not citizens of the United States and to inform such members of the availability and services of a naturalization office at initial military training sites.
The Secretary concerned shall retain trained personnel at a naturalization office at an initial military training site to provide services to members of the Armed Forces who are not citizens of the United States.
Pending the establishment of a naturalization office at all initial military training sites, the Secretary concerned, to the extent practicable, shall assign a new member of the Armed Forces who is not a citizen of the United States to an initial military training site that has a naturalization office.
Secretary concerned defined
In this section, the term
Secretary concerned has the meaning given that term in section 101(a) of title 10, United States Code.