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A Conservative group of Phoenix-area residents is hosting what they are calling a Patriot Caravan at the border in Yuma County later this month in response to the high number of undocumented migrants who continue to arrive every day.

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UPDATE APRIL 7:  President Donald Trump announced today that Kirstjen Nielsen has resigned as Department of Homeland Security Secretary.


Kirstjen Nielsen, the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security was in Yuma on Thursday. Nielsen met with officials at the Border Patrol Yuma Sector headquarters.

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The U.S.-Mexico border east of San Luis will see additional fencing and lighting thanks to new funding from the U.S. Department of Defense.

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­U.S. Sen. Martha McSally had a packed schedule on Wednesday in her first visit to the Yuma area since Gov. Doug Ducey appointed her to the Senate on Dec. 18.

Sine Kerr is seeking a full term as Legislative District 13 State Senator.  Kerr was appointed in 2018, replacing Steve Montenegro, who made an unsuccessful run for Congress.