US California not taking part in enhanced U.S. border security operation

23:49  16 april  2018
23:49  16 april  2018 Source:   Reuters

Trump criticizes California governor on troops at border

  Trump criticizes California governor on troops at border President Donald Trump is criticizing the California governor for rejecting proposed border duties for the National Guard. The Trump administration said Monday that Democratic Gov. Jerry Brown rejected terms of the guard's initial deployment to the Mexican border; a state official said nothing was decided.Trump wants thousands of guard troops to help with immigration enforcement until his promised U.S.-Mexico border wall is built.The Republican president claimed Tuesday that crime in California will worsen because of Brown's actions.

Machine Readable Visa (MRV) Fee Western Hemisphere Travel Surcharge Enhanced Border Security Program Fees. This requires evaluations of workload trends and workforce requirements to support consular operations and enhance U . S . homeland security .

Operation Stonegarden begins, allowing grants to states, tribes and local governments to fund enhanced border security operations . Supervisory Border Patrol Agent Paul Metts now serves in San Diego Sector and is an officer in the California Army National Guard.

In this June 22, 2016 photo, Border Patrol agents stands near a border structure in San Diego. © AP Photo/Gregory Bull In this June 22, 2016 photo, Border Patrol agents stands near a border structure in San Diego. The state of California has opted not to take part in the Trump administration's effort to send National Guard troops to the country's southern border with Mexico, a Defense Department official confirmed at a briefing Monday.

Robert Salesses, a deputy assistant secretary at the Defense Department, said California has declined to commit more than 200 troops to the effort. Salesses said talks with California are ongoing. Earlier this month, President Donald Trump and Defense Secretary James Mattis authorized up to 4,000 National Guard personnel to help the Department of Homeland Security secure the border in four southwestern U.S. states.

(Reporting by David Shepardson; Editing by Leslie Adler)

Mattis approves sending 4,000 National Guard troops to border .
The National Guard will deploy up to 4,000 troops to the U.S.-Mexico border beginning Friday night, Defense Secretary James Mattis said in a memo.The memo authorizes the use of Title 32 and Defense Department dollars for up to 4,000 National Guard personnel to support the Department of Homeland Security's "southern border security mission while under the command and control of their respective governors through September 30, 2018.

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