National Guardsmen assigned to Texas Gov. Greg Abbott’s (R) “Operation Lone Star” are seeking to exercise a new federal right to form a union.
A new investigation of Texas’s troubled National Guard border deployment finds that some Guardsmen have been ordered to station themselves outside some of the wealthiest private ranches in south Texas, where they have little to do.
Arizona’s Republican attorney general requests a legal opinion on whether the state has been “invaded” by hostile non-state actors, which in his view would justify the state defending itself with its militia (the Arizona National Guard). (Link at azag.gov)
An overview of human rights issues, morale problems, and mission questions surrounding the Texas state government’s large National Guard deployment.
A thorough look at problems with Texas’s state National Guard deployment to the U.S.-Mexico border under what Gov. Greg Abbott (R) calls “Operation Lone Star.”
An investigation exposes serious mission, morale, discipline, and equipment problems in the federal government’s National Guard mission at the border.
A detailed look at the funding, management, and legal authority for the Trump administration’s deployments of military personnel to the U.S.-Mexico border. (Link at dodig.mil)
An analysis by me, in English and Spanish, of how the Trump administration’s coronavirus measures have not only put its whole immigration agenda in place, but are also threatening to spread the virus.
Some of what the Trump administration is implementing at the border risks worsening the COVID-19 pandemic at home and exporting it to other countries.
A memo about the Trump administration’s sending of an additional 160 military personnel to the border, in response to a 9th Circuit Court of Appeals ruling that threatened to halt the “Remain in Mexico” program.