Trump, who vented repeatedly last week on Twitter about border security, said Thursday that as many as 4, guard members could be tapped to assist Border Patrol agents. But an uptick in border arrests in recent months prompted the Trump administration to conclude that a new wave of unlawful migration could be underway. Threads collapsed expanded unthreaded. She also accuses the officers of making an illegal arrest by bringing her in handcuffs to a border patrol office about 13 miles away where she was detained for five days. Continue to article content. Susana Martinez, another border-state Republican, has said she'll work with federal authorities on a possible Guard deployment.
She alleges the stop was prolonged based on her immigration status.
Arizona immigration law faces lawsuit by Mexican woman over 'illegal' arrest
Share on Facebook Share on Twitter. US supreme court Law US news. A September report by the Homeland Security Department called the border "more difficult to illegally cross today than ever before. Doug Ducey said Monday that he's deploying National Guard troops to assist with border security operations. Border arrests in fiscal year reached their lowest point since , a trend driven by a decline in illegal immigration from Mexico and heightened security.