Yuma Station

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.

Yuma Group at Fence

164 Migrants Arrested in 5 Hours at Arizona Border

Yuma Sector Border Patrol agents apprehended 164 migrants during a five-hour period Tuesday night and Wednesday morning. The sector is witnessing an increase of illegal border crossings–primarily consisting of family units and unaccompanied minors.

Large group of Central American migrants surrendered to Yuma Station Border Patrol Agents shortly before midnight on October 2. (Photo: U.S. Border Patrol/Tucson Sector)

Arizona Border Patrol Agents Spot 188 Migrants in 33 Hours

Yuma Sector Border Patrol agents arrested nearly 200 migrants, including families and unaccompanied minors, during a 33-hour period after they illegally crossed from Mexico. The sector has witnessed an increase of more than 100 percent of migrants attempting to make the dangerous trek across the Arizona desert.

Yuma Sector Border Patrol agents apprehend large group of illegal aliens, including unaccompanied minors and families. (File Photo: U.S. Border Patrol/Yuma Sector)