Perry to deploy 1,000 to border
National Guardsmen will cost Texas $12 million a month
Posted: July 22, 2014 at 4:08 a.m.
Gov. Rick Perry said Monday that he is deploying up to 1,000 National Guard troops over the next month to the Texas-Mexico border to combat criminals who Republican state leaders say are exploiting a surge of children and families entering the U.S. illegally.
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