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A National Guard helicopter aircrew guides Border Patrol agents to the scene where an illegal aliens was attempting to flee from arrest. (Photo: U.S. Border Patrol/Tucson Sector)

PHOTOS: National Guard, Border Patrol Crack Down on Smuggling

Photos released by U.S. Border Patrol provide insight into the role National Guard aircrews are playing to secure the southwestern border with Mexico. Operation Guardian Support reportedly assists in reducing the time needed to arrest smugglers and run rescue operations.

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CA Dems Urge Jerry Brown to Remove National Guard from Border

Thirty California Democrats are calling on Governor Jerry Brown to remove the state’s 400 National Guard members from the U.S.-Mexico border because of President Donald Trump’s “zero-tolerance” illegal immigration policy.

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.