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Border apprehensions hit all-time high of 1.7 million in fiscal 2021

Apprehensions at the southwestern border hit 1.7 million in fiscal 2021, the highest in more than 60 years, despite two months of declining numbers, according to the most recent data from Customs and Border Protection. Apprehensions at the Arizona border were also up sharply, although neither the Yuma sector nor the Tucson sector of the border set

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Republicans press Tucson police chief on border in nomination hearing

Tucson Police Chief Chris Magnus walked a fine line in a hearing Tuesday on his nomination to lead Customs and Border Protection, easily fielding questions from Democrats while telling GOP senators some of what they wanted to hear. Republicans could not get Magnus to say there is a “crisis” at the border, but he did

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