DHS weighed National Guard for immigration roundups

According to a draft memo obtained by the Associated Press, the Trump administration considered a proposal to mobilize as many as 100,000 National Guard troops to round up unauthorized immigrants.

The White House denied that President Trump is considering the use of the National Guard.

“That is 100% not true. It is false.

“There is no effort at all to round up, to utilize the National Guard to round up illegal immigrants," Press Secretary Sean Spicer said.


Foirmer Army Secretary Louis Caldera says the use of National Guard troops to enforce immigration laws may be illegal. A memo obtained by AP outlines a Trump Administration proposal to use National Guard troops to round up unauthorized immigrants.

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