8 states refuse to deploy National Guard troops to border in protest of Trump immigration policies
4 monthes ago - By Think Progress
U.S. governors, both Republican and Democrat, are refusing to deploy their state's National Guard troops to the southern border in response to the Trump administration's policy of separating immigrant children from their families.
In April, President Donald Trump signed a proclamation to deploy the National Guard to the border, saying he wanted 2,000 to 4,000 troops in a bid to cut down on illegal immigration. Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen said the order requires her department and the Pentagon to work in tandem with governors.
Some governors refused once the...
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Governors call National Guard troops back from southwest US due to family separation issue
4 monthes ago - By WISN
Governors are clashing with the Trump administration, withdrawing National Guard service members from the U.S.-Mexico border.
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