Latest "border deployment" stories
More than 2,000 active-duty troops are still deployed there, months after President Trump said there was an imminent immigration threat.
Active duty troops were first sent to the border in October 2018 to secure it from an arriving caravan of migrants.
By Tara Copp, AP
U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis has cited Villa's 1916 raid of Columbus as an example of why President Donald Trump was deploying active-duty troops along the U.S.-Mexico border.
The National Guardsman was arrested Nov. 10 near San Diego when his car was stopped just north of the U.S.-Mexico border.
By Jon Simkins