The MexicoBlog of the Americas Program, a fiscally sponsored program of the Center for Economic and Policy Research (CEPR), is written by Laura Carlsen. I monitor and analyze international press on Mexico, with a focus on security, immigration, human rights and social movements for peace and justice, from a feminist perspective. And sometimes I simply muse.
May 17, 2011
U.S. - Mexico Border: DHS requests National Guard extension - TheHill.com
DHS requests National Guard extension - TheHill.com: "Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano has asked Congress for permission to reprogram more than $30 million to keep the 1,200 National Guard troops along the U.S.-Mexico border until September."
Posted by Reed Brundage at 9:02 PM
Tags: Border, Drug War, drug war - militarization, drug war - Whack-a-Mole, drug war "success", illegal immigrants, illegal immigration, Immigration, immigration - crackdown, immigration news, Mexican immigrants, Mexico border, Mexico drug war, militarization, national security, U.S. Politics, U.S.-Mexico border
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