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
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 Kathleen Ronayne, Associated Press
The move is a response to President Donald Trump's call for more border security.
By 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…
By Elliot Spagat, Associated Press
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.
By PBS NewsHour
In our news wrap Wednesday, President Trump moved to have governors deploy the National Guard at the U.S.-Mexico border. Also, the White House underscored the president’s message that the U.S. military's mission in Syria is coming to a "rapid end,"…
By Associated Press
Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen said Wednesday the deployment will be done as expeditiously as possible and that Guard troops could begin heading to the border as soon as Wednesday night. She said that the DHS and the Pentagon will…
Long lines are a stark fact of life for the people of Puerto Rico, with little assistance from the outside world reaching small towns nine days after Hurricane Maria. But the U.S. military and Puerto Rican National Guard units are…
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