Governors Refuse to Send National Guard to Border, Citing Trump’s Child Separation Policy

Governors Refuse to Send National Guard to Border, Citing Trump’s Child Separation Policy

National Guard troops from six states shall be withheld or recalled from the southern border, the states’ governors introduced this week, over mounting objections to the Trump administration’s policy of separating children from their mother and father there. The governors of Maryland, Massachusetts, New York, Rhode Island, Connecticut and Virginia declared that their troopers wouldn’t […]

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Saudi Arabia’s authorities officers, and significantly its highly effective crown prince, Mohammed bin Salman, usually discuss pushing again a harmful Iranian menace. But the reality is, regardless of this discuss, the international coverage emanating from Riyadh is pushed primarily by home politics. Prince Mohammed is aware of fearful enemy is a key to his personal […]

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CIUDAD JUÁREZ, Mexico — On a sun-scorched jail patio on this sprawling border city, a 23-year-old inmate calmly defined to me how he trafficked tons of of weapons a yr from the United States to Mexico. He by no means bothered paying American citizen straw consumers to buy the weapons for him, he mentioned. Instead, […]

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With few encouraging gestures or initiatives from the White House, it’s no shock that Gallup reports only 16 percent of Latin Americans approve of Trump, a fraction of Mr. Obama’s 62 percent first-year approval. Further muddying the waters are the alarms raised by senior United States officers about China’s expanding role in the region, which […]

On the Border With the National Guard: An ‘Extra Pair of Eyes and Ears’

On the Border With the National Guard: An ‘Extra Pair of Eyes and Ears’

Texas has maintained a steady and dear National Guard presence on the border since 2014. Rick Perry, then the governor, despatched 1,000 troops to the border in July of that 12 months and his successor, Mr. Abbott, saved the troops there, although in smaller numbers. About 100 troops had been stationed on the Texas border […]

Texas Begins Sending National Guard Troops to Mexican Border

Texas Begins Sending National Guard Troops to Mexican Border

National Guard troops have been deploying to the southern border for many years after orders by presidents and governors from each events. In 2010, the Democratic governor of New Mexico on the time, Bill Richardson, ordered a couple of dozen troops to his state’s border with Mexico after the killing of an Arizona rancher. But […]

Trump Says He’s Sending the National Guard. On the Border, Many Aren’t Sure Why.

Trump Says He’s Sending the National Guard. On the Border, Many Aren’t Sure Why.

Earlier this week, on the day White House officers introduced that President Trump deliberate to deploy the National Guard to the southern border, Ms. Salinas was one in every of about 170 newly launched immigrants who have been assisted by the middle. The day earlier than, the quantity was about 140. Photo Immigrants are given […]

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It is a president’s responsibility to defend the nation, and placing troops on the border isn’t unprecedented. Yet Mr. Trump’s transfer isn’t rooted within the actuality of immigration in recent times. The variety of folks apprehended on the border plummeted from greater than 1.6 million in 2000 to 310,000 final yr, the bottom degree since […]

‘All It Takes Is One Mistake’: Worries Over Plan to Send National Guard to Border

‘All It Takes Is One Mistake’: Worries Over Plan to Send National Guard to Border

Kirstjen Nielsen, the homeland safety secretary, mentioned on Wednesday that her division and the Defense Department would work with governors to deploy the Guard to “assist the Border Patrol.” But past that, officers had few particulars about what number of troops would go, after they would arrive or in what capability they might serve. Ms. […]

Trump Will Work With Governors to Deploy National Guard to the Border

Trump Will Work With Governors to Deploy National Guard to the Border

Photo Border Patrol brokers apprehended individuals who had crossed the border from Mexico into the United States close to McAllen, Texas, final month. Credit Loren Elliott/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images WASHINGTON — President Trump will subject a proclamation on Wednesday directing the Department of Defense and the Department of Homeland Security to work with governors […]