“I hereby order that the Texas National Guard assist DPS in enforcing Texas law by arresting lawbreakers at the border.”
(Charlie McCarthy – Newsmax) Gov. Greg Abbott, R-Texas, ordered the National Guard to help local law enforcement with arresting migrants who break state laws amid the current border crisis, The Texas Tribunereported.
Abbott requested more “manpower” to patrol the border in a letter to Major Gen. Tracy R. Norris, adjutant general of the Texas National Guard….
National guardsmen deployed under state orders legally are allowed to conduct law enforcement, The Hill said. View article →