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Slight increase in Mexican nationals crossing in Yuma

YUMA, Ariz. ( KECY, KYMA)-Border Patrol confirms an increase in Mexican Nationals crossing illegally through the Yuma Sector during the fiscal year 2019.

Agent Jose Garibay said there has been a 27 percent increase in Mexican nationals apprehended by agents.

Surpassing the amount of Guatemalans, the demographics agents on the ground have seen.

Tune in tonight on Kyma starting at 5 p.m. to hear from agents.

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Carmen Valencia joined KYMA in early September of 2018 as a multimedia journalist.


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