More than 400 Texas National Guard troops were deployed to the US-Mexico border on Monday in anticipation of a surge in illegal immigrants brought on by the expected end of Title 42. After deploying the troops, President Supreme Court, John Roberts, temporarily suspended the End of the immigration policy of the Trump era.
“The Texas National Guard is increasing its presence along the border in response to high levels of illegal border crossings over the past week and the pending expiration of Title 42,” the Texas Military Department wrote in a statement. of press “The end of Title 42 is expected to lead to a massive influx of illegal immigrants that will allow criminals to further exploit loopholes while federal authorities are swamped with prosecuting migrants.”
The Texas National Guard deployment includes a security response force “trained in civil disturbance and mass migration response operations, used to safeguard the border and repel and turn back illegal immigrants.”
“A second Security Response Force from the 236th MP Company remains on high alert, ready to deploy if necessary to other areas of the border,” the Texas Military Department added. “These actions are part of a broader strategy to use all available tools to fight the record level of illegal immigration and transnational criminal activity.”
Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich warned Monday that ending Title 42 “would recklessly and needlessly endanger more Americans and migrants by exacerbating the catastrophe unfolding at our southern border.”
“It is estimated that illegal crossings will increase from 7,000 a day to 18,000,” he added.