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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.

National and Yuma Sector Border Patrol officials on Wednesday released numbers for migrant apprehensions along the border for May.

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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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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.

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