San Luis Port of Entry

Victor Calderón/KAWC

The San Luis Port of Entry is critical to the San Luis economy and essential to our community’s continued growth. It is a gateway for trade and tourism that greatly contributes to Arizona’s and the nation’s economy.

Victor Calderón/KAWC

While the city of Yuma gets a lot of attention for its proximity to the United States-Mexico border, it isn’t the only Yuma County city on the border. That distinction also belongs to the small city of San Luis. 


San Luis High School hosted a community forum last week for parents and community members to address the topic of fentanyl use among local youths.

Victor Calderón

Fifty Border Patrol agents have arrived in San Luis in support of what is being called "Operation Secure Line". Agents from other sectors started the first day of their detail Monday morning.

San Luis Port of Entry Expansion Changes Friendship Park Plans

Oct 23, 2017
City of San Luis

Friendship Park in San Luis, Arizona sits on the U.S./Mexico border.   For 30 years, it served as a gathering point for families from both sides of the border and the city planned a major renovation.  Now, a move to expand the nearby Port of Entry has changed those plans.  KAWC’s Maya Springhawk Robnett explains…

The pedestrian lane at the San Luis Port of Entry will be expanded.

KAWC’s Stephanie Sanchez reports.

Amanda Solliday

San Luis-Affordable farmworker housing is in high demand in Yuma County, where up to 50,000 seasonal workers are employed annually.

While there are some federal programs to help workers obtain housing, the onus is on employers to provide housing to some of their seasonal employees.  Specifically, those doing work that American workers take a pass on.