The State of Texas announced its decision early Monday morning to deploy hundreds of National Guard members to the troubled US-Mexico border region; supporting President Trump’s recent call to use the US military to help secure the United States’ southern border.
— Texas Military Dept (@TXMilitary) April 7, 2018
“Texas National Guard is currently on ground across the Texas-Mexico border with the U.S. Customs and Border Protection, preparing for more operations and troops,” says the caption.
President Trump confirmed last week his move to deploy the military to help secure the southern United States from illegal immigration and drug smuggling, saying “We’re going to be doing things militarily.”
“We’re going to be doing things militarily. Until we can have a wall and proper security, we’re going to be guarding our border with the military,” Trump told reporters.