Mayor Nicholls holds press conference ahead of Title 42 ending
UPDATE (3:45 PM): Mayor Nicholls has released the letter directed to President Biden to issue a Federal Emergency Declaration.
UPDATE (3:31 PM): Mayor Nicholls mentioned Border Patrol will begin releasing migrants into sections of Yuma starting Friday morning. Releases will not be in neighborhoods, but in commercial areas where migrants will be able to get resources and transportation. Local law enforcement in Yuma County is prepared to keep both the community and migrants safe.
YUMA, Ariz. (KYMA, KECY) - Yuma Mayor Douglas Nicholls will hold a press conference ahead of Title 42 ending later Thursday night.
According to a press release, the press conference, starting at 3:00pm, will discuss the City's need for President Joe Biden to issue a Federal Emergency Declaration following the expiration of Title 42 and the influx of migrants entering the city.
If anyone is unable to attend, then they can watch the press conference on the City's cable channel 73.
The conference will also be available via Zoom. To access the conference via Zoom, click on "Calendar," select "Mayor's Press Conference," and click "Join."
You can also watch the press conference in the article here.