Border Fence

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The U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Arizona has released its Immigration and Border Report for February. Meanwhile, officials in the Border Patrol's Yuma Sector say apprehensions are down- by a lot.

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A member of the Tohono O'odham Nation who ran for political office in the district that includes southern Yuma County spoke out against an online post by U.S. Representative Paul Gosar that refers to the Native American tribe as “known for rampant drug smuggling.”

By Howard Fischer
Capitol Media Services
PHOENIX -- Legislation to let landowners living along the border erect fences without getting building permits hit a barrier of its own on Thursday.

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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.