Arizona, Texas send 400 troops to border after Trump’s call

A National Guard unit patrols the Arizona-Mexico border in Sasabe, Ariz., on Jan. 19, 2007. (Ross D. Franklin/AP file)

AUSTIN, Texas — Arizona and Texas announced Friday that they would send 400 National Guard members to the U.S.-Mexico border by next week in response to President Donald Trump’s call for troops to fight drug trafficking and illegal immigration.