Video Clip: The Role of Active-Duty Troops on the Southern U.S. Border


Tara Copp, Military Times bureau chief, discussed the recent decision by the Trump administration to send active-duty U.S. military troops to help Customs and Border Protection. She discussed the role that the troops will play on the border and explained the legal restrictions that go along with deploying active-duty troops within the United States.

3 minutes


  • Active Duty
  • Aviation Support
  • Backfill
  • Immigration
  • Law Enforcement
  • National Guard
  • Posse Comitatus Act
  • Surveillance

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