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White House Memo Sends National Guard to Border
Posted on 5 Apr 2018 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Presidential Memorandum for the Secretary of Defense, the Attorney General, and the Secretary of Homeland Security, Apr. 4, 2018 - "...Section 1. The Secretary of Defense shall support the Department of Homeland Security in securing the southern... Read More

National Guard Posting on Mexico Border 'May Be Indefinite' - MPI Policy Beat (Apr. 25, 2018)
Posted on 26 Apr 2018 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Muzaffar Chishti, Sarah Pierce, and Austin Rose, Apr. 25, 2018 - "Opening a new front in his campaign to crack down on illegal immigration, President Donald Trump in early April 2018 called for the deployment of up to 4,000 National Guard troops... Read More

Oooops, Part Two: Perry Send National Guard to Border...Without Food
Posted on 30 Aug 2014 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"They came here to help protect the border but now the first wave of Texas National Guard troops deployed after Governor Rick Perry made the call, are needing assistance to pay for food and gas. "We were contacted that 50 troops that are in... Read More

Texas Border Officials, Residents Say National Guard Surge 'Pointless'
Posted on 28 Jul 2014 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"Self- described conservative Jesus Cantu sees his family home, buffered by a wooden fence and high barbed wire, as ground zero of the Texas border battles. But unlike his fellow conservative, Gov. Rick Perry, he doesn't believe it's a battle... Read More

Drawbacks Seen With Having National Guardsmen on Border
Posted on 18 Apr 2012 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"[A]s the debate on how to best secure the border with Mexico continues, a new government report says that the use of National Guard troops on the border can hinder recruitment efforts and pose a challenge to long-term border security planning... Read More

Border Sheriffs Pan Rick Perry’s Order to Send National Guard
Posted on 22 Jul 2014 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"Leaders along the Texas border with Mexico slammed Gov. Rick Perry’s move Monday to send 1,000 National Guard troops to South Texas, saying overwhelmed counties need law enforcement and charitable aid, not militarization. ... Sheriffs and... Read More

When a U.S. Passport Just Isn't Good Enough
Posted on 7 Aug 2014 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"Most of us think a U.S. passport is the "gold standard" of proof of American citizenship. Think again. All three "flavors" of American citizens -- native-born, naturalized and those born abroad -- may apply for U.S. passports... Read More