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Yuma containers no hindrance for migrants | Govt-and-politics
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Yuma containers no hindrance for migrants | Govt-and-politics

Elliot Spagat The Associated Press YUMA — Hours before Gov. Doug Ducey declared “a major step forward to secure our border” with the installation of 130 double-stacked shipping containers, hundreds of migrants found their way around them, belying his claim.They walked through tribal lands to the edge of a towering wall built during Donald Trump’s presidency to surrender to border agents waiting outside the reservation, expecting to be released in the U.S. to pursue asylum.Families, young parents carrying toddlers, elderly people and others easily waded through the knee-deep Colorado River before dawn Wednesday, many in sandals with shopping bags slung over their shoulders.The wall isn’t the issue it was in 2018 when Congress denied Trump funding for...