Trump considers mobilizing 100,000 National Guard troops to round up unauthorized immigrants

Trump considers mobilizing 100,000 National Guard troops to round up unauthorized immigrants
Trump considers mobilizing 100,000 National Guard troops to round up unauthorized immigrants

A draft memo obtained by The Associated Press outlines a Trump
administration proposal under consideration to mobilize as many as
100,000 National Guard troops to round up unauthorized immigrants.
Millions of those who would be affected in 11 states live nowhere near
the Mexico border.

However, a senior administration official told NBC the report is "false."

The 11-page document calls for the unprecedented militarization of
immigration enforcement as far north as Portland, Oregon, and as far
east as New Orleans, Louisiana. If the proposal is implemented,
governors in the affected states would have final approval on whether
troops under their control participate.

This story is developing. Please check back for further updates.

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