National Guard arrives in Roma, Texas

3 States Agree to Deploy National Guard to Border as Others Stall or Refuse

Because of the $700 & $716 Billion Dollars gotten to rebuild our Military, many jobs are created and our Military is again rich. Building a great Border Wall, with drugs (poison) and enemy combatants pouring into our Country, is all about National Defense.

He sent a defiant letter to the Trump administration on Wednesday, saying the additional troops will only supplement the staffing of California's ongoing program to combat transnational crime.

President Trump said last week he wants to send 2,000 to 4,000 National Guard members to the border. For what it would cost the Guard to make just TWO arrests at the border, we could give a homeless veteran permanent housing for an entire year.

Brown and other leaders in California have repeatedly fought Trump over immigration policy.

The California Guard members may be deployed at the border, the coast and elsewhere statewide, Brown said. "Issues of border security require the partnership of the federal government and our state and local allies to be successful". It will not be a mission to round up women and children or detain people escaping violence and seeking a better life.

Governor Henry McMaster is offering to send troops to the Texas-Mexico border after President Trump's recent announcement.

Border Patrol Chief Greg Burwell said it's a challenge to keep tabs on all of it.

Some Guard members is perhaps armed in the event that they're positioned in potential hazard, Abbott talked about, together with he wished to downplay speculation that "our Nationwide Guard is displaying up with military bayonets making an attempt to sort out anybody that's coming all through the border, on account of that is not their place".

Until Brown's letter on Wednesday, California had been the only border state that had not authorized a deployment of National Guard troops to support Trump's border security mission.

New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez's office talked about that larger than 80 troops would deploy later this week.

Pentagon spokeswoman Dana W. White told reporters Thursday that planners are looking at sending National Guard units that can assist with aviation, engineering, surveillance, communications, vehicle maintenance and logistics support.

Despite Trump's repeated warnings about rampant illegal immigration, the number of people apprehended crossing the border - generally considered a roughly accurate gauge of illegal crossings - has fallen sharply in recent years and is now at the lowest ebb since 1971, about one-fifth the level of the late 1990s, according to Border Patrol data.

I look forward to working with you on this important effort. Only Border Patrol agents and other law-enforcement officers may apprehend drug runners and people attempting to enter the USA illegally.

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