Yuma Sector

Construction to Begin on Border Barrier in Arizona

Construction is scheduled to begin next week to close gaps in border barriers near the Yuma Morelos Dam Project. It appears the improvements will tie into shipping container barriers put in place by the State of Arizona.

The sun sets behind a gap along the border wall at the Morelos Dam between the US and Mexico in Yuma, Arizona on May 31, 2022. - The stream of impoverished humans flowing into the United States via Mexico runs through the country's public discourse, dividing its politics and coloring …

EXCLUSIVE: Migrant ‘Ladder Crews’ Scale Arizona Border Wall Nightly

A source within Customs and Border Protection notes that multiple groups of migrants are rushing the border wall near Douglas, Arizona, almost nightly. The migrant groups, led by “ladder crews,” rush in numbers greater than 100 at a time. The smugglers prop ladders to clear the steel barrier with hopes of overwhelming the few Border Patrol agents working the area.

YUMA, ARIZONA - DECEMBER 10: A relieved Venezuelan immigrant speaks with his wife on a video call after he passed through a gap in the U.S.-Mexico border wall after having traveled from South America to the United States on December 10, 2021 in Yuma, Arizona. Yuma has seen a surge …

U.S. Customs and Border Protection Deletes Its Reports about ‘Potential Terrorist’ Arrest in Arizona

Official Facebook and Twitter posts on Yuma Sector Border Patrol and Chief Chris Clem’s accounts regarding the arrest of a “potential terrorist” disappeared after Customs and Border Protection (CBP) deleted the reports. Citing a violation of protocols and inappropriate release of sensitive information, all social media were scrubbed by the federal agency. The postings from December 20 indicated the agency determined an arrested man linked to Yemeni subjects of interest.

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Smugglers Abandon Injured Migrant Woman in Arizona for Two Days

Border Patrol agents on routine duty in the remote desert region southeast of Yuma, Arizona, discovered a migrant woman sprawled on the sand Thursday. The woman, later identified as a Guatemalan citizen, was injured and left by human traffickers for two days. The woman is now being treated for her injuries.

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Yuma Border Sector Shows 2600 Percent Increase in Migrants in October

The Border Patrol in Yuma saw roughly 1,000 migrants cross into the United States daily between Friday and Monday, according to the agency. Many believe the surge is related to a pending restart of the Trump era “Remain in Mexico” program. The pace of illegal crossings add to already record-breaking arrest numbers from the once quiet sector.

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EXCLUSIVE: Border Patrol Facilities in Yuma at 800% COVID-19 Capacity

Breitbart Texas reviewed detention records for the Border Patrol in Yuma, Arizona, showing the sector is currently detaining more than 2,800 migrants at stations and processing facilities. The sector, according to a source within CBP, is detaining three times their normal capacity and more than 8 times the recommended levels related to the pandemic.


EXCLUSIVE: Migrants Surge Border as Biden Revives Trump’s ‘Remain in Mexico’ Program

A wave of migrants swarmed the southwest border from Arizona to Texas as the Biden administration prepares to restart former President Donald Trump’s Migrant Protection Protocol. The source, speaking on the condition of anonymity, says Border Patrol agents apprehended nearly 20,000 migrants since Friday. The source believes the migrants are rushing the border to avoid being subjected to the “Remain in Mexico” program for asylum seekers being implemented this week by Biden administration officials.

Large groups of migrants swarm the border in Arizona as Biden officials restart the Trump-era Remain in Mexico Program. (U.S. Border Patrol/Yuma Sector)

Deported Murderer Arrested After Crossing Border into Arizona

Yuma Sector Border Patrol agents arrested Juan Ramon Barron-Casillas shortly after he illegally entered the United States from Mexico last week. After further investigation, agents discovered Barron’s criminal past included a conviction in Texas for second-degree murder and a conviction for tampering with human remains.

Deported murderer arrested after illegally crossing Arizona border. (Photo: U.S. Border Patrol/Yuma Sector)

Large Migrant Groups Surge Through Arizona Border Wall Gaps

Border Patrol agents in Yuma are encountering sizeable groups of migrants entering the United States illegally through gaps in border walls. More than 300 were apprehended in two large groups over a two-day period. On Monday, more than 200 migrants breached a border wall gap in a single event. On Sunday, 112 were apprehended at the same location.


EXCLUSIVE: Border Patrol Projects 1.8M Migrant Apprehensions in 2022

According to a source within U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), the Border Patrol apprehended more than 200,000 migrants since October 1, 2021, which marked the beginning of Fiscal Year 2022. The source says internal predictions currently show more than 1.8 million migrant arrests for the new fiscal year.