Published: Thu, April 12, 2018
World News | By Laverne Osborne

Bishops on both sides of Mexico border criticize troop deployment

Bishops on both sides of Mexico border criticize troop deployment

While some governors responded enthusiastically to President Trumps plan to send National Guard Troops to the southern border, others have responded by saying they would not send troops from their states. In the meantime, something had to be done to convince his constituency that he was serious in wanting to stop migrants from across the border from Mexico coming into the USA.

Some National Guard members have started arriving at the U.S. -Mexico border with more expected as federal government officials seek ways to curtail illegal immigration.

The one holdout border state is California, led by Democratic Gov. Evan Westrup, a spokesman for Brown, suggested the Related Press Monday that state officers are nonetheless reviewing Trump's troop request.

In an letter Brown sent to members of Trump'so administration, he mentioned the federal currency would help "the Guard to do what it works better", including fighting transnational drugs offense, firearm and drug smuggling and human trafficking. It will not be a assignment to locate women and children or detain persons escaping violence and trying a better existence. President George W. Bush sent about 6,000 in 2006.

Brandon Judd, president of the National Border Patrol Council, the union representing agents, said Guard units could help by freeing agents to do more patrolling to search for smugglers.

The only border state to holdout on troops is California.

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

In a statement, DHS spokeswoman Katie Waldman said Secretary Nielsen "is pleased to have the support of all four border governors to help secure our southwest border".

Governor Brown was also very clear on exactly what the National Guardsmen won't be doing while they're at the border.

According to Homeland Security and the latest U.S.

"President Trump: If you wish to reach agreements with Mexico, we stand ready", Pena Nieto said April 5 in a national address.

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