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Banks quoted in Vox article on military deployment at US-Mexico border

June 26, 2020


William C. Banks

William C. Banks

The Pentagon will officially keep as many as 4,000 troops at the US-Mexico border in October — ensuring President Donald Trump’s military deployment continues throughout the election season despite no signs of an actual crisis. Professor Emeritus William Banks says that such a deployment, like the previous ones, is clearly legal. But, he adds, "I continue to question whether the wall construction itself is lawful," noting that multiple lawsuits proceed. Read more in the Vox article "The US military will stay on the US-Mexico border, even with migration falling." 06/26/20

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