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Border Patrol captures nearly 2,500 migrants over weekend

Includes a human smuggling load, agent says

YUMA, Ariz. (KYMA, KECY) - The U.S. Border Patrol Yuma Sector announces Monday the capture of over 2,400 migrants throughout the weekend.

Courtesy U.S. Border Patrol

Chief Patrol Agent Chris T. Clem clarifies that several large groups and a human smuggling load were also included in the seizures.

Courtesy U.S. Border Patrol

Sharing photos from the field, Chief Clem says, "Border security is national security."

Courtesy U.S. Border Patrol

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