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U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen will head to New Mexico for an update on President Donald Trump's proposed border wall.

He sent a defiant letter to the Trump administration on Wednesday, saying the additional troops will only supplement the staffing of California's ongoing program to combat transnational crime.

Texas Governor Greg Abbott announced that he will send a thousand National Guard Troops to help President Trump secure the border. There was a large spike in the number of attempted illegal border crossing into the United States from Mexico in the past couple of months. And the California National Guard won't be enforcing federal laws. On Saturday, Mattis signed an order to send up to 4,000 Guard troops to the border, but barred them from interacting with migrants detained by the Border Patrol in most circumstances.

Seeking refuge from persecution and violence in search of a peaceful life "is not a crime", the bishops added.

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Gov. Doug Ducey suggested a gaggle of troopers making able to deploy from a Phoenix military base Monday that their "mission is about providing manpower and belongings" to assist companies on the border and denied that there was a political motive.

Until Brown's letter on Wednesday, California had been the only border state that had not authorized a deployment of National Guard troops to support Trump's border security mission. Jerry Brown. Some Guard troops already are deployed on the border for counter-drug operations. "These National Guard members will act in support of Border Patrol agents who are performing law enforcement duties". He further clarified that overall immigrant apprehensions on the border last year were as low as they've been in almost 50 years with 85 percent of those detained taking place outside of California.

I look forward to working with you on this important effort.

"There's always a dialogue back and forth between the Defense Department and U.S. Customs and Border Protection", Burwell said.

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