Border Fence

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The Acting Secretary of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security was in Yuma along with local Border Patrol and elected officials to celebrate border wall construction success. 

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Yuma Sector Border Patrol officials said Friday they have seen a steady and consistent decrease in the number of migrant apprehensions in the later months of 2019.

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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. 

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Migrant apprehensions in the Yuma Sector increased from 2018 to 2019, part of the larger than usual groups of migrants heading north from Central America.

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By Howard Fischer

Capitol Media Services

PHOENIX -- Gov. Doug Ducey is blaming the crisis on the border on federal laws he says are providing incentives for people to seek asylum.