Border Security

Brandon Mejia

President Donald Trump was in Yuma Tuesday, his second visit here in the past two months to discuss immigration and border security.

Reporter's Notebook: Life Before The Border Fence

Mar 1, 2018
Feliza Azelin

President Donald Trump has made it clear that he wants to build a massive wall on the U.S. Mexico border. Critics say the fence is useless and a waste of taxpayer money.

But that may depend on which side of the border you live on.

KAWC’s Stephanie Sanchez has lived in this border community her entire life. She shares personal recollections in today’s reporter’s notebook.

Geoffrey Vetter / Fred DuVal for Arizona Governor

Arizona Edition - Heading into the August Primary, gubernatorial candidate Fred DuVal will be the only Democrat on the ballot.  DuVal sat down with KAWC's Lou Gum to talk about the economy, job opportunities, border security, education, and other aspects of his gubernatorial plan...(originally aired 08/04/14).

This piece was featured in the August 4th Arizona Edition.  Other pieces featured in the show can be found below in the related content section.

Senator Jeff Flake Tours Yuma Sector

Mar 26, 2013
Michelle Faust

Senator Jeff Flake toured parts of the Yuma Sector of the U.S.-Mexico border Tuesday.  Senator Flake told KAWC’s Michelle Faust the "Gang of Eight" working on immigration reform is closer to than ever before.

Yuma Sector Border Security

Mar 19, 2013
Michelle Faust

Arizona’s senators are among eight in Washington working on immigration reform, but their plans are contingent on the security of the U.S.-Mexico border.  This week on Arizona Edition, we explore the work of border patrol agents along the 126 miles of the Yuma Sector.  We’ll check out border fences, visit a remote forward base and talk about the challenges facing Yuma Sector agents with Chief Steven Martin. We’ll also talk with Senator Jeff Flake for the latest on his view on why border security should be tied to immigration reform.