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How Deploying National Guard Troops To The Border Could Impact Illegal Immigration05:31
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In this April 19, 2011 photo, a National Guardman talks with U.S. Border Patrol agents stationed along the Hidalgo International Bridge in Hidalgo, Texas. (Delcia Lopez/AP)
In this April 19, 2011 photo, a National Guardman talks with U.S. Border Patrol agents stationed along the Hidalgo International Bridge in Hidalgo, Texas. (Delcia Lopez/AP)
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President Trump has signed a proclamation for the deployment of National Guard troops along the southern border with Mexico.

Here & Now's Peter O'Dowd checks in with Michel Marizco (@BorderReporter) of KJZZ's Fronteras Desk about how such a deployment might affect illegal immigration into the U.S.

This segment aired on April 5, 2018.

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