Article | July 21, 2014 | Manny Hernandez | The New York Times
Gov. Rick Perry of Texas was expected to announce on Monday the deployment of 1,000 National Guard troops to the border with Mexico to bolster security as the Border Patrol faces an influx of Central American immigrants.
Governor Perry was scheduled to announce the move at a news conference in Austin, according to a spokeswoman for a Democratic lawmaker, State Senator Juan Hinojosa, who represents the area and who was told of the plan. Read more >