Iraq & Afghanistan
In 1979, Simona Garibay and her youngest son, Jose Angel Garibay, came to the United States from Jalisco, Mexico. After his death in Iraq, the US government awarded Cpl. Jose Garibay posthumous citizenship.
Image Source: Leonard Ortiz, Photograph of Simona Garibay holds a banner honoring her son, US Marine Cpl. Jose Angel Garibay, 2013, Getty Images