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Border Patrol Arrests Increase Slightly

A year after Border Patrol apprehensions of illegal border crossers plunged to the lowest levels in nearly 40 years agents have seen a slight increase in arrests.

According to the arrest statistics, agents in three Border Patrol sectors in Texas and the Yuma sector all made more arrests in the last year. Arrests locally are up by 14-percent. 

Arrests in other sectors along the border were down compared to a year ago.

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