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Roughly 320 US troops are deploying to the border as caterers, drivers, and lawyers
"In any situation that requires DoD personnel to be in proximity to migrants, DHS [Department of Homeland Security] law enforcement personnel will be present to conduct all custodial and law...
The FBI is reportedly investigating activists for plotting an ‘armed rebellion’ at the US-Mexico border with cartel-supplied guns
A Dec. 18, 2018, document from the FBI details an alleged plan for "anti-fascist activists" to purchase guns from a "Mexico-based cartel associate known as Cobra Commander" to "disrupt U.S. law...
Trump wants more armed US troops at the border. The Pentagon might send cooks and lawyers instead
Trump wanted more U.S. troops at the border, but this may not be what he had in mind
A pair of US soldiers were stopped and disarmed in Texas by Mexican troops who thought they crossed the border
Mexican troops confronted two American soldiers in a remote part of Texas who they thought had crossed into Mexican territory, reportedly disarming one of them, U.S. officials said
Marine commandant: deploying troops to US-Mexico border poses ‘unacceptable risk’ to Corps
The commandant of the Marines has warned the Pentagon that deployments to the southwest border and funding transfers under the president's emergency declaration, among other unexpected demands, have posed "unacceptable...
Here is the full list of active-duty military units deployed to the southern border
With the most recent deployment, there are currently more than 4,000 active-duty troops on the U.S./Mexico border.
The National Guard may discipline a deployed lawmaker for criticizing Wisconsin’s governor
The Wisconsin National Guard is considering taking action against a congressman currently deployed with his Air National Guard unit for blasting the governor's decision to withdraw troops U.S.-Mexico border.
NORTHCOM chief sees no military threat at the US-Mexico border
The head of U.S. Northern Command told lawmakers on Tuesday that he sees no military threat from foreign nationals crossing into the United States through the southern border, casting doubt...
58 former national security officials sign letter saying there is no ‘national emergency’ at the border
The bipartisan coalition of 58 ex-U.S. officials — which includes former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel and CIA Director Leon Panetta — made the sweeping dismissal...
A sitting congressman has been deployed to the US-Mexico border
Illinois Rep. Adam Kinzinger has been deployed to the U.S-Mexico border with his Air National Guard unit, according to a statement posted on social media
Troops are withdrawing from the US-Mexico border. Not the Arizona National Guard
While National Guard troops sent to the border are withdrawing in other states, Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey says those here will remain
A timeline of the National Guard’s deployment to the US-Mexico border under Trump
Here are some of the key events of the latest National Guard deployment at the border since it was announced in 2018.
The Pentagon Finally Disclosed A Fresh Deployment Of Troops To The US-Mexico Border
Approximately 3,750 fresh U.S. service members will deploy to the the southwest border provide additional support to U.S. Customs and Border Patrol personnel, the Department of Defense announced on Sunday.
Thousands More Active-Duty Troops Will Deploy To Southwest Border Through September
"We are currently sourcing the units involved and there will be an increase of a few thousand troops. We will provide more clarity on the numbers when we have it."