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U.S. Customs and Border Protection

U.S. Border Patrol agents and Mexican Federal Police discovered an incomplete cross-border tunnel in Nogales on Wednesday, Dec. 4.

The tunnel was found during a routine sweep of the storm drain system that serves both Nogales, Arizona and Nogales, Mexico.

U.S. Customs and Border Protection

U.S. Border Patrol agents in San Diego arrested a 16-year-old boy for allegedly using a remote-controlled car to transport meth across the border.

Border patrol agents spotted the teen Sunday night near the U.S.-Mexico border.

Agents said the teen - a U.S. citizen - was found with a remote-controlled car and two large duffel bags filled with over 55 pounds of meth.

The drugs carried an estimated street value of nearly $107,000.

The boy was arrested and is facing drug smuggling charges.

City of San Luis

San Luis Mayor Gerardo Sanchez and City Consultant Ralph Velez took part in the eighth annual United States-Mexico Border Mayors Summit in San Diego, California.

With the goal of strengthening the relationship between the United States and Mexico, the United States Mexico Border Mayors convened for their Border Mayor Summit hosted by San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer and Tijuana Mayor Arturo González Cruz.

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The chief of the U.S. Border Patrol for the Yuma Sector said he does not anticipate a spike in migrant apprehensions in the coming months. 

Victor Calderón/KAWC

Acting Homeland Security Secretary Kevin McAleenan met with Border Patrol officials and reporters at the Yuma Sector station and at the border wall in San Luis on Thursday.

Acting Secretary McAleenan said that while the numbers of migrants being apprehended by Border Patrol officials in Yuma and other sectors has decreased significantly in recent weeks, it is still a matter of concern.

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