YUMA, Ariz. (KYMA, KECY) - Yuma Sector Border Patrol agents had a busy holiday weekend.
In a post on Instagram, Chief Agent Chris Clem says agents apprehended more than 3,000 undocumented immigrants between Thanksgiving Day and Monday, November 29th. Chief Clem says they encountered nearly a dozen large groups. He says they ranged in size from the low 50's up to 140.
Clem says through groups were comprised of immigrants from all over the world. Some were from as close as Mexico. The chief says others came from as far away as Bangladesh, Romania, Russia, and Uzbekistan.