Yuma Sector Border Patrol arrests nearly 200 immigrants

Yuma BP arrest 188 migrants in 33 hours

YUMA, Ariz. - Nearly 200 migrants from seven countries were arrested this week, according to Yuma Sector Border Patrol. 

The agency said the arrests were made from Tuesday afternoon to 9:00 a.m. Wednesday.

People arrived in 23 different groups and included 18 minors traveling without their parents. The vast majority arrested, 149, came from Guatemala. 

Yuma Sector Border Patrol said they have seen a steady increase in the number of non-Mexican migrants arriving and surrendering to agents at the U.S.-Mexico border.

Most arriving migrants in the past have hailed from Mexico.

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