CNN / LOU DOBBSBUSH'S NEW MEXICAN JUMPING BEANSMon May 15, 2006 22:17
Bush sends National Guard to Mexico border
Telegraph.co.uk, United Kingdom - 19 minutes ago
By Alec Russell in Washington. President George W Bush last night sent thousands of troops to the Mexican-US frontier in an eye-catching ...
BUSH'S NEW MEXICAN JUMPING BEANS
Bush announces deployment of 6,000 troops in US-Mexico border
www.chinaview.cn 2006-05-16 08:29:43
WASHINGTON, May 15 (Xinhua) -- U.S. President George W. Bush on Monday announced that he would send some 6,000 National Guard troops to the U.S. -Mexico border to stop illegal immigration.
A US Border Patrol agent looks at the Rio Grande river with Mexico on the left and the US on the right, Texas May 2, 2006. (Reuters)
In a televised address to the nation at the Oval Office, he said the U.S. government did not yet have full control of the border and he wanted a change.
However, Bush noted that the move did not mean to militarize the border, and he would not round up some 12 million illegal immigrants who were already in the country and drive them out.
The address was made only hours after the U.S. Senate resumed the debate on an immigration reform bill.
The immigration issue had prompted nationwide protests by hundreds of thousands of immigration supporters in recent months. Enditem
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