Obama to Decide if National Guard Will Stay on the Border

From dailypolitical.com -President Obama will soon decide on whether or not to keep a group of 1,200 National Guardsman currently deployed on the Mexican and U.S. borders to combat immigration violators. Funding for the mission is up in June.  The president is speaking on the issue with his upcoming trip to the area to talk about immigration reform.  The troops were authorized about a year ago after congressional Republicans and border state governors demanded that more be done to stop illegal immigration. The troops have authorization to help the Border Patrol with immigration enforcement operations in California, Arizona, New Mexico and Texas.  More News New Mexico


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