Operation Guardian is underway with 225 Guardsmen deployed to the border

10 April, 2018, 20:26 | Author: Charlene Valdez
  • Arizona sending 225 troops to Mexico border, more heading soon

Ranchers living near the Arizona-Mexico border hope National Guard troops will help increase border security.

California has not decided whether or not to send its National Guard troops to support border control.

The moves are part of President TrumpDonald John TrumpChinese president vows to "significantly lower" auto import tariff amid trade dispute McConnell sends warning over nomination votes Kudlow confronted over attacks on Obama deficit after rejecting CBO's projections on Trump budget MORE's recent call to send the National Guard to defend the southern border against migrants and drug trafficking.

Ducey spoke Monday as he saw off guard members at the Papago Park Military Reservation in Phoenix.

"We may be in this for the long haul", he said. In a press launch, the Guard talked about the troops will help frequent laws enforcement stem "the motion of trafficked people, criminals, narcotics, weapons, and ammunition trafficked inside the state". "You current me any one who's for drug cartels or human trafficking or this ammunition that's coming over a wide-open and unprotected border proper right here".

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Texas Gov. Greg Abbott told San Antonio radio station KTSA that he would add about 300 troops a week until the total number reaches at least 1,000 troops.

Trump talked about last week he wishes to ship between 2,000 and 4,000 Nationwide Guard members to the border, issuing a proclamation citing "the lawlessness that continues at our southern border".

Administration officers have talked about that rising numbers of people being caught on the southern border, whereas in keeping with seasonal traits now, require an instantaneous response.

The Republican Doug Ducey made the comments Monday after he saw off some of the 250 troops that Arizona is sending in response to President Donald Trump's plan to send up to 4,000 troops to the border.

The deployment came after Texas National Guard commander Brigadier General Tracy Norris announced on Friday that she was moving 250 troops to the state's own border with Mexico within 72 hours, "with supporting aircraft, vehicles and equipment".

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People in Iran expressed pity and shock that Aghdam would shoot others in a country that allows more social media freedom. The San Bruno Police Department identified Nasim Aghdam , 39, of San Diego as the YouTube campus shooter on April 3.

President Trump has said he wants to use the military at the border until progress is made on his proposed border wall, which has mostly stalled in Congress.

South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster, a Republican, offered to send members of his state's Guard as well.

California National Guard spokesman Lt. Col. Tom Keegan said last week that any request will be "promptly reviewed to determine how best we can assist our federal partners".

Trump authorized the National Guard with governors' approval to enhance us border patrol security on Wednesday.

Joel Villarreal, the mayor of Rio Grande City in Texas, said he did not agree with what he characterized as "the militarization of the border".

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