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U.S. Rep. Greg Stanton was in Yuma Thursday where he toured the Yuma Border Patrol migrant facility and met with area leaders to talk about the economy. 

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The Acting Secretary of Homeland Security spoke to reporters about the future of a temporary soft-sided, or tent, facility for migrants in Yuma last week. 

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Acting Homeland Security Secretary Kevin McAleenan said the investigation into whether Yuma agents mistreated and, in one case, sexually assaulted a teenage girl in custody, is still ongoing.

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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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The Secretary of Homeland Security is scheduled to be in Yuma on Thursday. He’ll be joined by U.S. Senator Martha McSally. 

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