A federal project to close the gap is moving slowly
YUMA, Ariz. (KECY, KYMA) - A federal project to close gaps in the Yuma border wall is moving slowly.
Construction crews have been here locally since January but now in March still no barriers have been put up.
Construction cones and metal grates are in place.
But with Title 42 ending May 11, Yuma’s mayor is keeping the local emergency in place.
“Title 42 is going away, and the numbers will change. How much, we don't know," Nicholls said.
CBP data now also showing the majority of fentanyl entering the United States comes through Arizona first.
Most of the seizures are taking place in the Tucson sector.