U.S. Border Patrol

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A 41-year-old woman from Honduras, attempting to enter the United States illegally, might not be alive today had a Yuma Air Branch helicopter not come to the rescue, right before she passed out.

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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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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.

File Photo by Victor Calderón/KAWC

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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