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Tag: The National Guard

  • Wednesday, July 21st 2010 - 05:45 UTC

    Obama orders National Guard troops deployed along US/Mexico border

    Arizona Governor Jan Brewer sponsored a controversial bill

    United States National Guard troops will begin deploying along the US-Mexico border from 1 August, officials say. The 1,200 troops, ordered to the border by President Barack Obama, form part of efforts to tackle illegal immigration and drug-trafficking.They will be in the four border states with Arizona getting the largest share.