Yuma Sector

WATCH: Migrant Spotted Shooting at AZ Border Wall

Yuma Sector Border Patrol camera operators observed a group of migrants cross the primary barrier near San Luis, Arizona. One of the migrants pulled a weapon and fired several rounds toward the secondary barrier.

YUMA, AZ Graded earth, lights, and a steel border extend east from the border crossing at San Luis on south of Yuma, Arizona. As Congress begins a new battle over immigration policy, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) border patrol agents in Arizona are struggling to control undocumented immigrants that …

Video Shows Migrants Abusing Children at Arizona Border Fence

A video published by ABC News shows a group of migrants abusing young children who appear to be in no imminent danger by forcing them under a razor-wire lined border fence in a water-filled ditch. The children scream in terror as the adults force them into the cold water and submerge them while passing them under the concertino wire-lined border barrier.

Video published by ABC News shows migrants pushing children under a fence in a water-filled ditch at the Arizona Border. (Photo: ABC NEWS Video Screenshot)

Border Crisis Forces Massive Catch and Release Policy

The ongoing border crisis forced Border Patrol officials to implement a massive catch and release program where most migrants illegally crossing the border are released shortly after being processed. The policy comes as Border Patrol officials estimate that more than 100,000 migrants will be apprehended in March.

HUIXTLA, MEXICO - JANUARY 20: People from a caravan of Central American migrants walk along a roadside on their way to the United States on January 20, 2019 in Huixtla, Mexico. Some members of the caravan are in Mexico while others are further behind in Guatemala. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty …

Group of 170 Migrants Dug Under Arizona Border Fence, Say Feds

Border Patrol agents in Arizona continue to deal with “large” migrant groups exploiting weaknesses in outdated border technology to illegally enter the U.S. Most recently, human smugglers coordinated the border crossing by a group of more than 170 who dug under a portion of a barrier in the Yuma Sector.

A large group of Central American migrants exploit outdated border barriers with the aid of a human smuggler to illegally enter the U.S. (Photo: U.S. Border Patrol video screenshot)

Armed Human Smuggler Arrested near Migrant Caravan Group

Yuma Sector Border Patrol agents arrested an armed human smuggler with a group of Mexican migrants not far from another group of caravan migrants. It appears the smuggler attempted to use the Central American migrants as a diversion in order to bring across the Mexican nationals.

Yuma Sector Border Patrol agents apprehend an armed human smuggler near San Luis, Arizona. (Photo: U.S. Border Patrol/Yuma Sector)

110 Migrants Climbing Outdated Border Fence Caught on Camera

Surveillance video captured the moment when more than 110 migrants exploited outdated fencing technology to cross the U.S.-Mexico Border on Monday. The end of the footage shows a human smuggler running away from the fence with a ladder on his back.

110 Migrants Cross Border in Yuma Sector

Two MS-13 Gang Members Stopped After Crossing Arizona Border

Yuma Sector Border Patrol agents stopped two members of the hyperviolent transnational MS-13 gang from successfully making their way into the U.S. on Tuesday. One has a record of being deported after criminal convictions.

White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders stands in front of pictures of MS-13 gang tattoos during a press briefing at the White House in Washington, Thursday, July 27, 2017. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

Deported Killer Exploits Outdated Border Fence to Enter Arizona

Border Patrol agents in the Yuma Sector apprehended a previously deported criminal alien who exploited outdated barrier fencing to re-enter the U.S. Agents later determined the Mexican man was convicted by a California court for involuntary manslaughter.

YUMA, AZ - MARCH 17: Handcuffs are removed from a suspected illegal immigrant as he is loaded into the back of a U.S. Customs and Border Protection border patrol vehicle after being apprehended on the California side of the Colorado River on March 17, 2006 near Yuma, Arizona. As Congress …

Video Shows Teen Migrants Severely Injured After Climbing AZ Border Wall

A Border Patrol camera operator in the Yuma Sector captured the frightening images of two Guatemalan teens falling from an 18-foot border wall near the San Luis Port of Entry. The migrants sustained serious injuries and can be seen writhing in pain after falling.

Migrant Teen Sustains Injury after Falling from Border Wall

$2.5 Million in Meth, Heroin, Cocaine Seized by Feds in Arizona

United States Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers assigned to the Arizona border with Mexico seized nearly $2.5 million in drugs, including 43 pounds of heroin, during five separate inspections this week. In addition to the heroin, officers seized 240 pounds of methamphetamine, 23 pounds of cocaine, and a quarter-pound of fentanyl for a total value of $2,419,940.

Drugs seized after K-9 alert

450 Central American Migrants Apprehended at AZ Border in 48 Hours

Yuma Sector Border Patrol agents apprehended 450 migrants, mostly from Central America, who illegally crossed the border on Tuesday and Wednesday. The migrants exploited weaknesses in older technology to cross over and burrow under the existing barrier.

Yuma Sector Border Patrol agents apprehend a large group of migrants who burrowed under old-technology border barriers. (Photo: U.S. Border Patrol/Yuma Sector)