Chief Border Patrol Agent of the Yuma Sector Anthony Porvaznik

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Border fence construction continues south of Yuma as the sector’s Border Patrol officials say migrant apprehensions continue to decline. 

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The Yuma Sector of the U.S.-Mexico border has four of 11 new projects that will be completed as a result of the diversion of Pentagon funds.

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Negative attacks by some media outlets and some members of the public on Border Patrol agents are "disappointing and disheartening" as the agents he oversees treat those in their custody with dignity and respect, the chief patrol agent of the Yuma Sector told KAWC.

During KAWC's exclusive interview with Anthony Porvaznik, Chief Patrol Agent for the Yuma Sector Border Patrol, earlier this month, he explained, in detail, what the high number of undocumented migrants in recent months has meant for agents and their job duties.

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This week, allegations by dozens of young migrants who were in Yuma Border Patrol custody of mistreatment and even sexual abuse by some agents were reported. KAWC’s Victor Calderón spoke with Anthony Porvaznik, Chief Patrol Agent of the Yuma Sector, for reaction.

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