Thousands of Migrants from 30 Countries Arrive at Arizona Border

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Randy Clark
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Tuesday, December 14, 2021
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National Issues
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Border Patrol agents in Yuma arrested nearly 3,000 migrants between Friday and Sunday, marking another busy weekend. The migrants were from 30 countries and included family units, unaccompanied children, and single adults.

The volume of migrants choosing Yuma as an entry point prompted Mayor Douglas Nicholls to issue an emergency proclamation, hoping to secure additional resources to combat the flow and effects of illegal migration on local resources. . . .