Tag: National Guard

Stephen Colbert attends The Museum of Modern Art Film Benefit tribute to Tom Hanks on Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2016, in New York. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP)

Stephen Colbert: Jeff Sessions ‘Daydreaming About Changing His Name to Jim Crow’

Stephen Colbert called Attorney General Jeff Sessions “evil” on Thursday for enforcing the “tragic” and “shocking” immigration policy of separating illegal border-crossing parents from their children. Colbert called the policy “new” but failed to mention the Obama administration instituted similar enforcement.

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200 National Guard Troops Finally Headed for California Border

Two hundred National Guard troops are now set to be stationed in the San Diego and El Centro sectors of the U.S. southern border in California, after a virtual ping-pong rally on whether or not California Gov. Jerry Brown would accept them.

"Students at UC Santa Barbara were quick to denounce President Trump's decision to send troops to the southern border to stop the flow of illegal immigrants. But would their opinions change when they learned that President Obama took similar actions while in office. "

VIDEO: UCSB Students ‘Shocked’ Obama Deployed Troops to Border

Students at the University of California, Santa Barbara, (UCSB) had some strong opinions about President Donald Trump’s decision to deploy troops to the U.S.-Mexico border but seemed shocked when they learned former President Barack Obama did the same thing.

Jerry Brown climate change (Patrik Stollarz / AFP / Getty)

Jerry Brown May Resist Deploying 400 National Guard Troops to Border

Days after California’s governor accepted President Donald Trump’s offer of additional National Guard troops to secure the U.S. southern border, uncertainty remains as to what troops would be doing when and if they are deployed to the U.S. southern border in California.

National Guardsman with Border Patrol Agent

Border Patrol Agents Welcome National Guard Assistance

Border Patrol agents welcomed the news of President Donald Trump’s order activating the National Guard to assist with securing the southwest border with Mexico. Agents said the move will put more agents on the front line and help make the border safer.

Central American migrants taking part in a caravan called 'Migrant Viacrucis' towards the United States raise their fists and hold a banner reading 'Emigrant Viacrucis 2018. We are all America. No to discrimination' as they march to protest against US President Donald Trump's policies in Matias Romero, Oaxaca State, Mexico, …

‘Military Troops Don’t Belong at the Border,’ ACLU Claims

The leftwing American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) responded to news that President Donald Trump is sending National Guard Troops to the Southern Border, claiming the military does not “belong” on the country’s frontiers.

Soldiers from the Florida National Guard patrol for suspected looters after last year's Hurricane Irma

President Trump to Send National Guard to U.S.-Mexico Border

Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen announced from the White House briefing room on Wednesday that President Donald Trump is deploying National Guard troops to the U.S. southern border immediately in conjunction with the border state governors.

Troops at Border

Trump Announces Troops for U.S.-Mexican Border, Blackwell Says It Reveals ‘Unified Trump Policy’

President Donald Trump’s said on Tuesday that he would order National Guard troops to the U.S.-Mexican border, hours after leading transition policy adviser Ken Blackwell told Fox Business Network that sending troops would show a coherent Trump policy of treating illegal immigration as a national security and homeland security issue, using all the levers of American foreign and domestic power enact his policy.