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Texas Governor to Deploy National Guard to Border

The governor of the U.S. state of Texas said he is planning to send 1,000 troops from the state's National Guard to its southern border with Mexico to boost security during a surge in illegal immigration by children. Governor Rick Perry said Monday the guard troops are necessary because the influx of unaccompanied children illegally entering the United States has diverted resources away from the federal border patrol. He said the decision was made after repeatedly asking the Obama...

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