Immigration

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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.

Yuma-area leaders from both sides of the political aisle say they do not believe President Donald Trump’s threat of tariffs against Mexican imports is the best way to address immigration reform as hundreds of asylum seekers enter near San Luis every day.

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Thousands of Central American migrants who are seeking asylum have been released in Yuma for weeks and now some are being released in San Luis.

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U.S Rep. Raul Grijalva said the federal government must support agencies who serve migrant asylum seekers released in the Yuma area.

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