Border Fence

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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.

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President Donald Trump was in Calexico on Friday where he visited a section of the border wall. Along the way, he was met with both protesters and supporters.

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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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Border Patrol agents in the Yuma area say they're struggling to care for large groups of migrant families who turn themselves in after crossing at remote stretches of the southern border.