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Department of Homeland Security Requests 1,000 Additional National Guard Troops to Help Secure Southern Border

The Department of Homeland Security has requested 1,000 additional National Guard troops in Texas “to provide supplemental holding and port of entry enforcement support” to Customs and Border Protection.

The supplemental troops will help with holding and border enforcement support.

“DHS requests authorisation for 1,000 Texas National Guard members … to provide supplemental holding and Port of Entry (POE) enforcement support to CBP within the State of Texas,” the statement from the Defense Department said.

“Supplemental holding support is requested for CBP holding facilities located at Donna and Tornillo, Texas,” the Defense Department said in a statement. “These holding facilities house single adult migrants who have illegally entered the United States, been processed by CBP, and are awaiting transfer to Immigration and Custom Enforcement (ICE) detention facilities. […]

Read the full story from The Gateway Pundit

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