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Yuma’s “wall gap” re-opened

Adam Klepp

Container wall de-construction continued today

YUMA, Ariz. (KECY, KYMA) - The gap in the border wall by the Morelos Dam in Yuma has been re-opened after four shipping containers were removed Tuesday morning.

The gap was left in the wall when President Biden took office and signed an executive order halting all border wall construction.

The gap then became a symbol of Yuma's border crisis as migrants walked through it nearly every day to turn themselves in to Border Patrol and seek asylum, a right provided to migrants under U.S. immigration law.

However, others ran through the gaps into waiting cars on Somerton Avenue.

Container de-construction began on Monday and could be done by the end of the week.

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Adam Klepp

Adam Klepp is excited to start his first job in the broadcast news industry as the FOX9 at 9 anchor and as a reporter at 5 and 6 on News 11.


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