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National Guard troops expected to be at border soon

AUSTIN (KXAN) — Troops will start to show up along the Texas-Mexico border soon since its window to train and deploy troops is coming to an end. 368 more words

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Houston State Senator: National Guard Will Help Secure the Border

(HOUSTON) — National Guard troops are now being deployed to secure Texas’ border with Mexico.  The move will cost the state $12 million a month. 227 more words

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First National Guard Troops Deployed To Texas-Mexico Border

HIDALGO, Texas (AP) - The first wave of National Guard troops has taken up observation posts along the Texas-Mexico border.

Texas National Guard Master Sgt. Ken Walker of the Joint Counterdrug Task Force says “several dozen” soldiers deployed in the Rio Grande Valley are part of the up to 1,000 troops called up by Gov. 188 more words

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Perry: Guard Protecting US, Not Playing Politics

BASTROP, Texas (AP) — Gov. Rick Perry said Wednesday that sending National Guard troops to the Texas-Mexico border will defend not just his home state but the entire nation from “narco-terrorists” and that he doesn’t know how long they will have to be deployed before the national threat is quelled. 681 more words

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Congressman's Letter to President Urges Action on Border Crisis

A Texas Congressman wants a greater sense of urgency from Washington on how best to deal with the humanitarian crisis on our southern border.

Congress adjourned for its August recess, and lawmakers will not return to work until the second week of September. 164 more words

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Perry Tours National Guard Border Training Session

BASTROP, Texas (AP) — Gov. Rick Perry’s possible 2016 White House aspirations got a boost nationally when he ordered 1,000 National Guard troops to the Texas-Mexico border. 218 more words

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Perry Tours National Guard Border Training Session

BASTROP, Texas (AP) – Gov. Rick Perry’s possible 2016 White House aspirations got a boost nationally when he ordered 1,000 National Guard troops to the… 124 more words

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