President Donald Trump wants United States military to secure US-Mexico border until wall is built

Published: 04th April 2018 12:20 PM  |   Last Updated: 04th April 2018 12:45 PM  

In this June 13, 2006, file photo, Utah National Guard soldiers work on extending a border fence in San Luis, Ariz. (File | AP)
In this July 19, 2006, a California Army National Guardsman grades dirt with a tractor next to the second U.S.-Mexico border fence in San Diego. (File | AP)
In this June 21, 2006, file photo, members of the California National Guard work next to the US-Mexico border fence Wednesday, June 21, 2006, near the San Ysidro Port of Entry in San Diego. (File | AP)
In this Friday, Jan. 19, 2007, a National Guard unit patrols at the Arizona-Mexico border in Sasabe, Ariz. (File | AP)
In this June 20, 2008, members of the 200th Red Horse Air National Guard Civil Engineering Squadron from Camp Perry in Ohio, including Tech Sgt. David Hughes, right, and Tech Sgt. William Bunker, second from right, work on building a road at the border in Nogales, Ariz. (File | AP)
President Donald Trump said April 3, 2018, he wants to use the military to secure the US-Mexico border until his promised border wall is built. (File | AP)
Officials appeared to be considering a model similar to a 2006 operation in which former President George W Bush deployed National Guard troops to the southern border in an effort to increase security and surveillance. (File | AP)
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