‘Devastating Situation’: South Dakota Governor Sends More Troops to Border
South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem announced additional state National Guard members will be sent to the U.S.–Mexico border to assist immigration enforcement efforts.
The deployment, she said, would add 75 members to the 50-strong troops that are deployed there. Noem, a Republican, is one of several governors who have sent law enforcement or National Guard members to the border following a request from the governments of Arizona and Texas for assistance, although Noem said they are being sent to the border at the request of the federal government.
“Our South Dakota National Guard...