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Border Patrol apprehends large group of migrants from Brazil

Yuma Sector Chief says border busts continue to climb

YUMA, Ariz. (KYMA, KECY) - Yuma Sector Border Patrol agents busted a large group of undocumented migrants from Brazil Thursday morning.

A Twitter post from Chief Patrol Agent Chris Clem shows surveillance video of the 140 immigrants preparing to illegally enter the U.S.

Chief Clem also notes the continued rise in daily apprehensions, saying busts are up more than 2,000% over 2020.

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Lisa Sturgis

Lisa Sturgis returned to KYMA as its Digital Content Director in September of 2019, but she and her family have a long history in the Desert Southwest. Her grandmother first moved to Yuma in the late 1940’s, and Lisa got her first job in TV news at KYMA in 1987.

Reach out to Lisa with story ideas and your digital feedback at lisa.sturgis@kecytv.com.

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Adonis Albright

Adonis Albright first found his passion in local news as a production assistant in San Diego after getting his Bachelor’s degree at San Diego State University.

You can catch Adonis reporting on KYMA at 5 and 6 p.m., as well as behind the desk on Fox9 at 9 p.m.

If you have a great story idea, you can reach him at adonis.albright@kecytv.com.

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Brandon Mejia

Brandon Mejia joins the news team as the evening anchor for KSWT. You can catch him weeknight at 6 and 10 p.m.

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