Latest "Border mission" stories
For much of 2021, there were deep-seated issues with the National Guard's federally-controlled border mission.
By Davis Winkie
Lt. Gen. Laura Richardson, the commander of U.S. Army North, explained to reporters that the additional 540 U.S. troops would help Border Patrol with newly granted authorities. Those new authorities allow Border Patrol agents to apprehend and immediately return migrants potentially infected with COVID-19.
By Shawn Snow