Trump orders National Guard troops to US-Mexico border

Trump orders National Guard troops to US-Mexico border

 
0.0
 
0.0 (0)
1   0   0   0
Write Review
Photo.jpg
Washington, April 5 US President Donald Trump has officially signed a memorandum to deploy the National Guard to the country's border with Mexico, a move that followed days of him calling for a larger crackdown on illegal immigration.

In the memo signed on Wednesday evening, Trump declared that Defence Secretary James Mattis "shall request use of National Guard personnel" to secure the border and that Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen will work with him to train and direct the troops in that mission.

Key details like the numbers of troops, how long they will be deployed, how much it will cost and where they will go are still being finalised, CNN reported.

"Despite a number of steps this administration has taken... we continue to see unacceptable levels of illegal drugs, dangerous gang activity, transnational criminal organisations and illegal immigration flow across our border," Nielsen said, adding that troops could be sent to the border "immediately".

The move followed days of public fuming by Trump about immigration policy, during which he tweeted about immigration legislation in Congress, a caravan of migrants making its way through Mexico and what he called "weak border laws".

He tweeted earlier on Wednesday that he would "be taking strong action" on the Mexico border, a day after he said that he wants to send the military to secure it until a wall was built.

Nielsen cited a historic uptick in border crossings in spring months like April and advertising from smuggling groups as reasons for the move, calling it in part "anticipating".

"Why not yesterday and tomorrow? Today is the day we want to start this process," she said. "The threat is real."

"We will not allow illegal immigration levels to become the norm... More than 1,000 people a day, 300,000 a year violating our sovereignty as a nation will never be acceptable to this President," she said.

The memo instructed the two secretaries and Attorney General Jeff Sessions to put together a report within 30 days on further steps the administration can take to combat what it called a "crisis" and "a drastic surge of illegal activity on the southern border".

Meanwhile, the Mexican Senate "categorically" rejected the US move and said that deploying Army troops or the National Guard in the region would be "yet another wrong" against the Mexican community.





   





The letter, signed by Mexican Senate President Ernesto Cordero, called on the Mexican government to suspend bilateral cooperation in immigration matters and the fight against organised crime until "Trump behaves with civility and shows respect to Mexico".




Source:http://indialife.us/article.php?id=96925

User reviews

There are no user reviews for this listing.
Already have an account? or Create an account
Movie Reviews

Race 3 Hindi Movie Review, Rating -2/5

Jun 15, 2018 59
Bottom Line: Close to reality, Salman races on screen this time to kill the audience.

Sammohanam (2018) Telugu Movie Review, Rating -2.5/5

Jun 15, 2018 67
Bottom Line: A light-hearted take on the life of actresses, which ends as a fair attempt,…

Naa Nuvve Telugu Movie Review, Rating -2.25/5

Jun 14, 2018 61
Bottom Line: Tamannaah alone shines in this visually and musically appealing lackluster…
Restaurant Reviews

Sarigama Indian Cafe & Supermarket

Oct 12, 2016 1393
Welcome to Sarigama Indian Cafe. Located at the junction of MacArthur Blvd and Walnut…

Never Before Told Stories on Making an Essay Longer You Need to Read or Be Left Out

May 30, 2018 74
Default Image
The Secret to Making an Essay LongerRead all Required resources or issue Text you need to…

Enthusiasm notice for the university or college: tips for publishing

Jun 15, 2018 32
Default Image
Individuals of americian colleges and universities, moreover to the simple offer of…
Latest Yellow Pages
Mar 06, 2018

Andhramess Allen

Andhra Mess– Is the most popular South Indian Restaurant situated in Allen, US. We have…
Dec 04, 2017

Best deals on International flights

IndianEagle.com is an innovative online travel company that enables its customers to book…
Sep 05, 2017

Roy Photography

Experienced in Indian and South-Asian Weddings and event photo and video services. Speaks…
Aug 02, 2017

Pista House

Pista House is known for meeting the diverse needs of customers thanks to its use of best…
Latest Classifieds
Jun 19, 2018

Enjoy a Healthier Life with our Organic & Natural Food Range

MyHomeGrocers is leading online store that offers 100% natural & organic products at best…
Jun 15, 2018

Say No To Heavy Shopping Bags Shop all Your Grocery Needs Online

Say No To Heavy Shopping Bags Shop All Your Grocery Needs Online
Jun 12, 2018

Ramadan Special OUR GRAND SALE FOR VEGGIES AND FRUITS THIS WEEK

Ramadan Special OUR GRAND SALE FOR VEGGIES AND FRUITS THIS WEEK!BEAT THE SUMMER WITH…
Jun 04, 2018

DEVOPS Training Schedule (Weekend Batch).

DEVOPS Training Schedule (Weekend Batch). Training Type: Online Live Interactive Training…
Training
Default Image
Feb 03, 2018

DevOps Online Training Live Demo Feb 05, 2018(Monday) @7.00am IST

DevOps Online Training Live Demo Feb 05, 2018(Monday) @7.00am IST For USA Students Feb…
Default Image
Jan 31, 2018

selenium Training - learntek

Learntek: Selenium Training Schedule. Course Title: Selenium Training. Training Type:…
Jan 25, 2018

SAP Simple Finance Training by SAP Certified Industry Experts

We provide services throughout USA, UK, Australia,UAE, Canada, Saudi Arabia, New Zealand,…
Jan 04, 2018

Tableau Training Institute in Noida

Tableau computing device is a business intelligence andinformation visualization tool…