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The latest numbers from Customs and Border Protection show a spike in the numbers of unaccompanied minors crossing the border from Central American countries while the number of youths from Mexico has fallen. (Cronkite News Service graphic by Aubree Abril)

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As Texas traffic grows, number of unaccompanied minor immigrants drops in Arizona

The number of unaccompanied minors crossing the southwest border has skyrocketed in the past year, but fewer of these immigrants are coming through Arizona, the most recent government figures show.


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