• California Rejects Border Duties for Its National Guard Troops

    7 monthes ago - By Newser

    California has rejected the federal government's initial plans for National Guard troops to the border because the work is considered too closely tied to immigration enforcement, two US officials tell the AP. The state informed federal officials it will not allow its troops to fix and repair vehicles, operate remotely-controlled...
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  • The Latest: 900 National Guard troops at border so far

    The Latest: 900 National Guard troops at border so far

    7 monthes ago - By My Sanantonio

    SAN DIEGO - The Latest on President Donald Trump's plan to send up to 4,000 National Guard troops to the U.S.-Mexico border to combat illegal immigration and drug trafficking :
    2:05 p.m.
    The National Guard Bureau's vice chief says about 900 guard members are deployed so far for President Donald Trump's effort to combat illegal immigration and drug trafficking along the U.S.-Mexico border.
    Speaking to reporters in Washington, Lt. Gen. Daniel R. Hokanson said Monday that about 650 are deployed in Texas, with close to 250 in Arizona and more than 60 in New Mexico.
    Trump wants to send up to...
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  • National Guard lieutenant denies rejecting plan to send troops to border

    7 monthes ago - By ABC

    National Guard Lieutenant Colonel Tom Keegan says state officials have not rejected sending troops to the border as the Associated Press originally reported today.
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  • The Latest: Official: California rejects some border tasks

    7 monthes ago - By National Post

    SAN DIEGO - The Latest on President Donald Trump's plan to send up to 4,000 National Guard troops to the U.S.-Mexico border to combat illegal immigration and drug trafficking :
    1:45 p.m.
    Acting U.S. Customs and Border Protection Deputy Commissioner Ronald D. Vitiello says California's governor has determined that some tasks federal officials want the state's National Guard to perform at the U.S.-Mexico border are “unsupportable.”
    Vitiello made the comments to reporters in Washington Monday after two U.S. officials told The Associated Press said terms of the federal government's initial...
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  • National Guard Lieutenant Colonel Tom Keegan says California has not rejected plan to send troops to border

    7 monthes ago - By ABC

    National Guard Lieutenant Colonel Tom Keegan says state officials have not rejected sending troops to the border as the Associated Press originally reported Monday.
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  • California rejects Trump's request for National Guard troops on border

    California rejects Trump's request for National Guard troops on border

    7 monthes ago - By New York Post

    California has rejected President Trump's effort to send National Guard troops to the Mexican border because the work is considered too closely tied to immigration enforcement. California told federal officials last week it would not allow its troops to fix and repair vehicles, operate remote-control surveillance cameras and perform other tasks under Trump's plan to send...
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  • California rejects border duties for troops

    7 monthes ago - By CNBC

    The National Guard troops' work is considered too closely tied to immigration enforcement.
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  • California rejects border duties for National Guard troops

    7 monthes ago - By ABC

    Two U.S. officials say California has rejected the federal government's initial plans to send the state's National Guard troops to the border because the work is considered too closely tied to immigration enforcement.
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  • California rejects border duties for troops

    7 monthes ago - By Politico

    SAN DIEGO - California has rejected the federal government's initial plans for National Guard troops to the border because the work is considered too closely tied to immigration enforcement, two U.S. officials told The Associated Press. The state informed federal officials it will not allow its troops to fix and repair vehicles, operate remotely-controlled surveillance cameras to report suspicious activity to the Border Patrol, operate radios and provide "mission support," which can include clerical work, buying gas and handling payroll, according to officials with knowledge of the talks...
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  • California rejects border duties for National Guard troops

    California rejects border duties for National Guard troops

    7 monthes ago - By KCRA

    Two U.S. officials said Monday that California has rejected the federal government's initial plans to send the state's National Guard troops to the border because the work is considered too closely tied to immigration enforcement.
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  • AP sources: California rejects US plan for National Guard troops pledged for Trump border security mission

    7 monthes ago - By The Seattle Times

    SAN DIEGO - AP sources: California rejects US plan for National Guard troops pledged for Trump border security mission.
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