To amend title 10, United States Code, to authorize the enlistment in the Armed Forces of additional persons who are residing in the United States and to lawfully admit for permanent residence certain enlistees who are not citizens or other nationals of the United States.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,
SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.
This Act may be cited as the ``Military Enlistment Opportunity Act of 2013''.
SEC. 2. QUALIFICATIONS FOR ENLISTMENT IN THE ARMED FORCES.
(a) Additional Qualified Persons.--Paragraph (1) of subsection (b) of section 504 of title 10, United States Code, is amended-- (1) by redesignating subparagraph (C) as subparagraph (E); and (2) by inserting after subparagraph (B) the following new subparagraphs: ``(C) A person who, at the time of enlistment in an armed force, has resided continuously in a lawful status in the United States for at least two years. ``(D) A person who, at the time of enlistment in an armed force, possesses an employment authorization document issued by United States Citizenship and Immigration Services under the requirements of the Department of Homeland Security policy entitled `Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals' (DACA).''. (b) Admission to Permanent Residence of Certain Enlistees.--Such section is further amended by adding at the end the following new subsection: ``(c) Admission to Permanent Residence of Certain Enlistees.--(1) A person described in subsection (b) who, at the time of enlistment in an armed force, is not a citizen...