Arizona Authorities Reinforce US Border Security


The country's Senate passed a resolution last week saying Mexico should suspend cooperation with the US on illegal immigration and drug trafficking in retaliation for Trump's move.

Abbott said he is planning to send at least 1,000 troops to the border and they could be there for months or years, meaning the SC troops could help rotate other National Guard members out, Livingston said.

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

Ducey initially said Arizona would send more troops on Tuesday but did not specify how many. New Mexico says it will. California is undecided.

"We want to downplay any notion that would be misinformed that our National Guard are showing up with military bayonets, trying to take on anybody who's coming across the border because that is not their role", the governor explained while appearing on the station's Trey Ware Morning Show. "Our National Guard will be able to fully defend themselves", Abbott stated.

Texas agencies posted images over the weekend of Guard members arriving at the border.

The Texas National Guard has also deployed 150 members for the border security mission announced by Trump earlier last week. Organizers talked about they not at all meant to go to the USA border.

Texas and Arizona on Monday increased the number of National Guard troops they're sending to the U.S. -Mexico border, The Associated Press reported on Monday.

The New Mexico Guard members could help with air support, surveillance and infrastructure repairs, Hull said.

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He not only called the President's plan a declaration of war but said it sends the wrong message to the immigrant community.

Brown is a Democrat and hasn't spoken publicly about the request.

Mr Brown's spokesman, Evan Westrup, said California officials still were reviewing Mr Trump's troop request.

McMaster plans to make a similar offer to Arizona's Republican governor in the next few days.

New Mexico's Republican governor says her state will participate as well.

Arizona National Guard soldiers line up as they get ready for a visit from Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey prior their deployment to the Mexico border at the Papago Park Military Reservation Monday, April 9, 2018, in Phoenix.

The Republican governors of Texas, Arizona and New Mexico on Monday committed 1,600 Guard members to the border, giving President Donald Trump numerous troops he requested to fight what he has called a crisis of migrant crossings and crime. It's now unclear where along Arizona's 370-mile border the troops will be stationed. Trump said last week he wants to send 2,000 to 4,000 National Guard members to the border.

Joshua Wilson, vice president of the National Border Patrol Council, said those facts are wrong.