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Obama to send 1,200 troops to U.S.-Mexico border

 

Obama to send 1,200 troops to U.S.-Mexico border

Quoted - Wednesday, May 26, 2010

Roy Beck of NumbersUSA, a group that wants to reduce legal and illegal immigration, was pleased but called the action a minimal response and based on politics.

"I think the White House people are watching the polls and seeing how incredibly popular the Arizona law is," Beck said. The law requires police to c heck immigration status if they suspect that someone they detain is in the country illegally.

By Alan Gomez and Richard Wolf -- USA TODAY

http://www.usatoday.com/news/washington/2010-05-25-obama-immigration_N.htm