AP Exclusive: DHS Weighed Nat Guard for Immigration Roundups

On February 17, 2017, an article by Garance Burke wrote an article with the above title that was posted on the Associated Press website.  Here are the first 2 paragraphs, click the link below to go to their site for the complete article:

The White House distanced itself Friday from a Department of Homeland Security draft proposal to use the National Guard to round up unauthorized immigrants, but lawmakers said the document offers insight into the Trump administration’s internal efforts to enact its promised crackdown on illegal immigration.

Administration officials said the proposal, which called for mobilizing up to 100,000 troops in 11 states, was rejected, and would not be part of plans to carry out President Donald Trump’s aggressive immigration policy.

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