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U.S. plans to send transportation security staff to U.S.-Mexico border: CNN


Added 05-15-19 08:10:02am EST - “The Trump administration plans to redirect hundreds of Transportation Security A...” - Reuters.com

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Trump administration plans to redirect hundreds of Transportation Security Administration staff, including air marshals, to the U.S. southern border to assist with immigration duties and migrant flows, CNN reported on Wednesday.

The TSA border assignment will last at least 45 days and comes at the start of the summer travel season, which a U.S. official acknowledged carried “some risk,” CNN reported, citing an internal email it obtained.

TSA staff will include 175 law enforcement officials and as many as 400 security staff drawn from six U.S. cities but will not include airport screeners, CNN said, citing two additional unnamed sources. The six cities were not immediately identified.

Representatives for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security could not be immediately reached to confirm the report.

“There is now immediate need for more help from TSA at the SW border,” Gary Renfrow, a senior TSA official, wrote in the email to agency regional management, according to CNN.

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