Troops On The Texas-Mexico Border; Reducing Dementia Risk With Exercise

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Texan officials said about 300 troops would be dispatched, by the state, weekly until the complement of the National Guard reaches at least 1,000.

The Governor made sure to add these conditions, "But let's be crystal clear on the scope of this mission".

Meanwhile, authorities in Democratic-led California, another border state, has remained mum on any commitment of troops to the border security effort.

Not all 400 troops will head to the US-Mexico border and none will arrest or deport immigrants.

Your funding for new staffing will allow the Guard to do what it does best: support operations targeting transnational criminal gangs, human traffickers and illegal firearm and drug smugglers along the border, the coast and throughout the state.

"The way things stand right now, National Guard troops won't be working in an official law enforcement capacity", Burwell said. They'd be the primary of an anticipated 250 Guard members from New Mexico to serve on the border.

Burwell said National Guard troops will act in an administrative and support capacity: clearing roads, maintaining vehicles, and scanning for border crossings by air. Mexican children who had attended school on the US side of the border showed their passports and paid a toll to cross a bridge over the river and walk home to the Mexican community of Ciudad Miguel Aleman.

According to the governor, the number of people crossing the border has increased more than 200 percent over this time a year ago.

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Some of those will be sent to the Rio Grande Valley, including Roma, Texas.

Picture: Border wall prototypes are seen near San Diego on 12th March.

The governor says some Guard members may be armed if they are posted to locations where they could face danger.

There is not a end date for the deployment, Abbott talked about: "We may be on this for the prolonged haul".

The National Guard will take over some Border Patrol functions and "we will now have more front line Border Patrol, patrolling the region, keeping it safe, making sure we're going to have the boots on the ground, as well as the technology and the assets on the ground".

Apprehensions are nonetheless correctly beneath their historic traits all through the phrases of former presidents George W. Bush and Barack Obama, every of whom moreover deployed the Guard to the border.

Mexico's foreign relations secretary said his government is evaluating its cooperation with the United States.

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