Obama:Non-Citizens Fight For US Military By Michael McIntee | May 12, 2011 LikeTweet EmailPrint More More on Immigration Subscribe to Immigration Follow this author Did you know that more 8,000 non-citizens enlist in the US Army every year? They work, fight and die along side Americans while pursuing their own path to citizenship. President Obama talked about granting citizenship to non-US military personnel while visiting El Paso Texas and talking about immigration. Story by Daniella Vestal, US Department of Defense. Support this story and all the stories from The Uptake. Donate.