Border patrols

Arizona National Guard soldiers receive their reporting paperwork prior to deployment to the Mexico border at the Papago Park Military Reservation Monday, April 9, 2018, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)
April 09, 2018 - 6:50 pm
PHOENIX (AP) — The Latest on the deployment of National Guard members to the U.S.-Mexico border (all times local): 3: 50 p.m. New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez's office says more than 80 of the state's National Guard members will deploy later this week as part of President Donald Trump's effort to...
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UH-72 Lakota helicopters take off from the Armed Forces Reserve Center at Austin-Bergstrom International Airport, Friday, April 6, 2018, in Austin, Texas. Their mission is part of an order signed by U.S. President Donald Trump earlier in the week, aimed at targeting drug trafficking and illegal immigration. (Amanda Voisard/Austin American-Statesman via AP)
April 06, 2018 - 11:34 pm
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Arizona and Texas announced Friday that they would send 400 National Guard members to the U.S.-Mexico border by next week in response to President Donald Trump's call for troops to fight drug trafficking and illegal immigration. Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey said about 150 Guard...
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FILE - In this June 20, 2017, file photo, Attorney General Jeff Sessions listens during the Justice Department's National Summit on Crime Reduction and Public Safety, in Bethesda, Md. U.S. Attorney General Sessions has ordered a "zero tolerance" policy aimed at people entering the United States illegally for the first time on the Mexican border. His directive Friday, April 6, 2018, tells federal prosecutors in border states to put more emphasis on charging people with illegal entry, which has historically been treated as a misdemeanor offense for those with few or no previous encounters with border authorities. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)
April 06, 2018 - 6:16 pm
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Friday ordered a "zero tolerance" policy aimed at people entering the United States illegally for the first time on the Mexican border. Sessions told federal prosecutors in border districts to put more emphasis on charging people with illegal entry...
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FILE - In this Monday, June 5, 2006, file photo, Utah National Guard troops from the 116th Construction Equipment Support Company, the first National Guard unit along the border as part of Operation Jump Start, prepare to extend a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border in San Luis, Ariz. In 2018, the U.S. National Guard faces a vastly different environment than it did on its last two deployments to the border with Mexico, with far fewer illegal crossings and more Central Americans than Mexicans coming. (AP Photo/Khampha Bouaphanh, File)
April 06, 2018 - 9:54 am
SAN DIEGO (AP) — The U.S. National Guard faces a vastly different environment than it did on its last two deployments to the border with Mexico, with far fewer illegal crossings and more Central Americans than Mexicans coming. Still, its role is shaping up much the same: moving more Border Patrol...
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FILE - This April 2, 2017, file photo made with a drone, shows the U.S. Mexico border fence as it cuts through the two downtowns of Nogales. National guard contingents in U.S. states that border Mexico say they are waiting for guidance from Washington to determine what they will do following President Donald Trump's proclamation directing deployment to fight illegal immigration and drug smuggling. The National Guard in Texas said in a statement Thursday, April 5, 2018, said the deployment is in "very early planning stages." (AP Photo/Brian Skoloff, File)
April 05, 2018 - 6:54 pm
PHOENIX (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's order for the National Guard to deploy to the U.S.-Mexico border (all times local): 3:50 p.m. Montana Gov. Steve Bullock says he'll never deploy National Guard troops "based simply on the whim of the President's morning Twitter habit." Bullock,...
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Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen uses air quotes when she says "borrowing children" as she talks about illegal immigration during the daily briefing at the White House in Washington, Wednesday, April 4, 2018. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
April 04, 2018 - 9:10 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Asserting the situation had reached "a point of crisis," President Donald Trump on Wednesday signed a proclamation ordering the deployment of the National Guard to the U.S.-Mexico border to fight illegal immigration. "The lawlessness that continues at our southern border is...
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In this June 13, 2006, file photo, Utah National Guard soldiers work on extending a border fence in San Luis, Ariz., President Donald Trump said April 3, 2018, he wants to use the military to secure the U.S.-Mexico border until his promised border wall is built. The Department of Homeland Security and White House did not immediately respond to requests for comment. At the Pentagon, officials were struggling to answer questions about the plan, including rudimentary details on whether it would involve National Guard members, as similar programs in the past have done. But officials appeared to be considering a model similar to a 2006 operation in which former President George W. Bush deployed National Guard troops to the southern border in an effort to increase security and surveillance. (AP Photo/Khampha Bouaphanh)
April 03, 2018 - 6:04 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Frustrated by slow action on a big campaign promise, President Donald Trump said Tuesday he wants to use the military to secure the U.S.-Mexico border until his promised border wall is built. Trump told reporters he's been discussing the idea with Defense Secretary Jim Mattis. "We...
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President Donald Trump blows a whistle to start a race for the annual White House Easter Egg Roll on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Monday, April 2, 2018. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
April 02, 2018 - 6:34 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Trump administration officials said Monday they're crafting a new legislative package aimed at closing immigration "loopholes," hours after the president called on Republicans in Congress to immediately a pass border bill using the "Nuclear Option if necessary" to muscle it...
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President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump arrive for Easter services at Episcopal Church of Bethesda-by-the-Sea in Palm Beach, Fla., Sunday, April 1, 2018. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
April 01, 2018 - 3:20 pm
PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — President Donald Trump on Sunday declared "NO MORE" to a deal to help "Dreamer" immigrants and threatened to pull out of a free trade agreement with Mexico unless it does more to stop people from crossing into the U.S. He claimed they're coming to take advantage of...
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President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump arrive for Easter services at Episcopal Church of Bethesda-by-the-Sea, in Palm Beach, Fla., Sunday, April 1, 2018. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
April 01, 2018 - 11:15 am
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trumpx (all times local): 11:10 a.m. President Donald Trump is attending Easter services at an Episcopal church near his home in Palm Beach, Florida. The president was accompanied by his wife, Melania, and daughter Tiffany. He was expected...
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