"Beto O'Rourke will join with his city on Monday evening to show the country the reality of the border-a vibrant, safe, binational community that proudly celebrates its culture, history, diversity and status as a city of immigrants", the statement said. "This crisis won't be solved until we have comprehensive border security". They will include military police, medical personnel and engineers tasked with putting up razor wire.
"DoD continues to work closely with CBP to assess the situation and determine how best to support CBP's mission needs", Speaks said. He renewed his call for a border wall and cast illegal immigration as a threat to Americans' safety and economic security. At that time, the Defense Department announced a similar repositioning of troops to counter it.
Mulling their next move from the dusty Mexican town of Piedras Negras, just south of the Eagle Pass crossing on the USA side, the latest group of around 1,700 caravan migrants want to avoid a potentially months-long wait for a chance to plead their case for asylum.
FILE - Disabled migrant Jose Serrano, from Honduras, checks the internet on his mobile phone in a provisional shelter during his journey toward the United States, in Piedras Negras, Mexico, Feb. 4, 2019.
On Wednesday, El Paso, Texas, mayor Dee Margo joined Hardball With Chris Matthews to refute President Trump's claim during the State of the Union address on Tuesday that El Paso was one of the most risky cities in the country until a barrier was built on its southern border.
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Perry added, "What you hear there from the sheriff of El Paso County has been echoed by sheriffs all across Texas".
Both Democratic and GOP negotiators said a deal could come as early as this weekend to make a February 15 government shutdown deadline.
Democrats have been in a position of strength in the talks, after Republicans lost House control in November's elections, Trump forced a record 35-day federal shutdown and surrendered without getting $5.7 billion he's demanded for a wall. "Now, immediately upon its building, with a powerful barrier in place, El Paso is one of the safest cities in our country". His campaign manager, Brad Parscale, tweeted that the rally will be held "less than 1000 feet from the successful border fence that keeps El Paso safe!"
Though a bipartisan group in Congress has been trying to forge a compromise, Trump has said many times that he thinks the effort is in vain and feels he has the complete authority to declare a national emergency to fulfill his campaign promise.