Pentagon to Send 2,100 More Troops to Border

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Pentagon to Send 2,100 More Troops to Border


Marines deploy concertina wire on the U.S.-Mexico border on the San Ysidro border crossing in San Diego, Calif., November 15, 2018. (Mike Blake/Reuters)

The Pentagon presented Wednesday that an additional 2,100 troops will be deployed to the southern border as segment of the Trump administration’s efforts to stem the spin of unlawful immigrants into the U.S.

Appearing Secretary of Defense Richard Spencer popular the deployment of 1,000 Texas National Guard and 1,100 full of life-accountability troops to the border within the approaching weeks, including to the 4,500 troopers already stationed there. The troops would possibly perchance well presumably support federal border authorities with aerial surveillance and logistical, operational, and administrative make stronger.

Of the new National Guard troops, 250 will be stationed at ports of entry and airports in Texas as backup for civilian guidelines-enforcement authorities. The remainder 750 will be stationed at two brief migrant-detention facilities in Donna and Tornillo, Texas to support Customs and Border Protection officials.

President Trump has made unlawful immigration the signature be troubled of his presidency, insisting that troops are a really powerful within the absence of a wall alongside the southern border to pause migrants from crossing into the country illegally.

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