Border Patrol Yuma Sector

450 Miles Of Border Wall By Next Year? It Starts In Arizona

Sep 12, 2019
(AP Photo/Matt York)

President Trump and his administration have announced they plan on building between 450 and 500 miles of fencing along the border with Mexico by the end of next year—and the project is already underway in Yuma, Arizona.

(U.S. Department of Health and Human Services via AP, File)

Border officials are expected to unveil the newest outdoor facility to detain immigrant children and families who cross the U.S. border near Yuma, Arizona.

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Border Patrol agents say 17 migrants have been rescued after they crossed into a military bombing range in southwestern Arizona and became lost.

Border Patrol officials say emergency services in Mexico relayed a phone call to the Yuma Sector Operations Center from a group lost in the desert around 10 o’clock Monday night. The caller reported the group was included eight adults and nine juveniles.