The Trump administration is beginning to ship lots of of Transportation Safety Administration staff to the U.S.-Mexico border to assist deal with the stream of migrants.
The TSA mentioned Wednesday it’s supporting a Homeland Safety Division effort, and the shift will have an effect on lower than 1% of its 60,000 staff.
The company says it’s minimizing the affect on journey, however an airline labour group is objecting.
The Affiliation of Flight Attendants says diverting federal air marshals and different TSA employees to the border hurts airport safety. The union says, “Aviation safety shouldn’t be undermined for any cause.”
An company official says about 100 TSA staff are already within the strategy of shifting to the border.
TSA says it’s soliciting volunteers from its complete workforce, which incorporates about 45,000 airport screeners.