"The only future possible for our region is the future built with bridges of trust and shared development, not with walls of indignity and violence", said the statement signed by the bishops of 16 northern Mexican dioceses and the conference's six-member presidential council.
He sent a defiant letter to the Trump administration on Wednesday, saying the additional troops will only supplement the staffing of California's ongoing program to combat transnational crime.
Gov. Jerry Brown agreed on Wednesday to expand the California National Guard's efforts on crime and drug issues that cross the state's border with Mexico, but insisted troops would not be used to enforce immigration directives from President Trump. In the meantime, something had to be done to convince his constituency that he was serious in wanting to stop migrants from across the border from Mexico coming into the USA.
The only holdout border state was California, led by Democratic Gov.
Unless acting under the authority of a state governor, the troops the president sends to the border will be restricted to observing and reporting violations.Читайте также: Commonwealth Games 2018: Everything you need to know about Laurel Hubbard
The only border state to holdout on troops is California. Gov Henry McMaster said no specifics about how many troops would be sent or how long they would stay were discussed on his call Monday afternoon to fellow Republican and Texas Gov. Greg Abbott. He opposes President Donald Trump's plan to deploy National Guard troops on the border.
The federal government must agree to the terms before the troops would be deployed.
Former presidents George W. Bush and Barack Obama both deployed National Guard soldiers to the southern border during their tenure. "These National Guard members will act in support of Border Patrol agents who are performing law enforcement duties".
And the governor insisted in his letter that Trump's public pronouncements on border threats were misguided - pointing to statistics that show the number of detained immigrants in California is at its lowest point in almost 50 years. Only Border Patrol agents and other law-enforcement officers may apprehend drug runners and people attempting to enter the USA illegally.При любом использовании материалов сайта и дочерних проектов, гиперссылка на обязательна.