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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.

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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.