California rejects border duties for troops

A U.S. Customs and Border Protection officer stands guard as pedestrians enter the United States at the San Ysidro port of entry on April 9, 2018 in San Ysidro, California.

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A U.S. Customs and Border Safety officer stands guard as pedestrians enter the US on the San Ysidro port of entry on April 9, 2018 in San Ysidro, California.

Two U.S. officers say California has rejected the federal authorities’s preliminary plans to ship the state’s Nationwide Guard troops to the border as a result of the work is taken into account too carefully tied to immigration enforcement.

California advised federal officers late final week it is not going to enable its troops to repair and restore automobiles, function remotely-controlled surveillance cameras and carry out different duties underneath a Trump plan to ship troops to the border.

Two U.S. officers mentioned the standing of ongoing negotiations on situation of anonymity as a result of they weren’t approved to debate the matter.

California Gov. Jerry Brown elicited uncommon and effusive reward from President Donald Trump when he pledged 400 troops to the border final week.

However the Democratic chief conditioned his help on troops having nothing to do with immigration enforcement.

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