Trump immigration: Texas sends National Guard to Mexico border

Trump immigration: Texas sends National Guard to Mexico border
 

The US state of Texas is deploying National Guard members to the border with Mexico following a call from President Donald Trump.
A Guard spokesman said 250 personnel would be sent to patrol the area within the next 72 hours.
Arizona is also planning to deploy 150 troops there next week.
President Trump says he wants to send up to 4,000 National Guard members to secure the border with Mexico, until his proposed border wall is built.
The states of New Mexico and California have been asked to take similar action to Texas and Arizona.
Also on Friday, the US president outlined plans to end a... read more

 
7 April 2018 in World News, Views: 58
Source: BBC
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