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Two Years In, Mexico National Guard’s Role On The Border Remains Controversial

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Corrie Boudreaux / El Paso Matters
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Members of Mexico's National Guard patrol at the Río Grande near the Casa de Adobe, at the border of Chihuahua, Texas, and New Mexico. Mexico has deployed the National Guard to both its southern and northern borders as part of an agreement to reduce migra"

The National Guard has both been touted as effective for border enforcement and criticized for using troops not trained for civilian duty.

  https://www.texasstandard.org/stories/two-years-in-mexico-national-guards-role-on-the-border-remains-controversial/