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Obama Sends National Guard To Arizona Border

May 26, 2010  | 

President Obama will send up to 1,200 additional National Guard troops to support law enforcement efforts along the Southwest border, the White House has announced.

The troops won't make arrests or otherwise intervene directly, but will help with support and surveillance targeted both at illegal border crossing and drug smuggling, according to an administration official who was not authorized to speak publicly, the Los Angeles Times reports.

The Obama administration announced the move in a letter to U.S. Senator and Armed Services Committee Chairman Carl Levin. The letter is signed by John Brennan, assistant to the president for homeland security and counterterrorism, as well as James Jones, national security advisor and retired Marine Corps general.

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Tags: Barack Obama, Smuggling, Illegal Immigration


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