Texas Republican Gov. Greg Abbott announced on Friday that he will send another 1,000 National Guard troops to the U.S.-Mexico border while accusing Congress of failing to take action on the growing humanitarian crisis.
By Clarice Silber, Associated Press
California is pulling the troops away from President Donald Trump's border protection efforts and devoting them to fire protection.
By Don Thompson, Associated Press
Fifty miles east of Los Angeles, a brush fire has quickly grown into a wall of fast-moving flames. The new “Sierra Fire” is spreading south from the edge of the Angeles National Forest, though firefighters say they’re making gains against…
Here’s what you need to know about President Donald Trump's decision to send National Guard troops to the U.S.-Mexico border.
By Jessica Villagomez
By Kathleen Ronayne, Associated Press
California Gov. Jerry Brown agreed Wednesday to deploy 400 National Guard troops at President Donald Trump's request, but not all will head to the U.S.-Mexico border as Trump wants and none will enforce federal immigration enforcement.
By Associated Press
The move is a response to President Donald Trump's call for more border security.
By Elliot Spagat, Associated Press
The U.S. National Guard faces a vastly different environment than it did on its last two deployments to the border with Mexico, with far fewer illegal crossings and more Central Americans than Mexicans coming. Still, its role is shaping up…
President Trump said Thursday that he wants to send as many as 4,000 National Guard troops to secure the U.S.-Mexico border. While his plan has raised concerns, there is precedent from past administrations. John Yang speaks with former ICE acting…
By Russell Contreras, Associated Press
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — President Donald Trump's promise to use the National Guard to secure the U.S.-Mexico border isn't a new concept and is something the U.S. has done in the past for varying reasons.
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