Listen: AP finds 13,000 asylum seekers on border wait lists
"I the border patrols latest numbers. Jaw-dropping? We must maintain the ability to deliver consequences or we will lose control of the border. That's our top story. Here's Jamie west. Arizona's immigration crisis. The number of border crossers taken into custody last month is the highest since two thousand seven with no signs of slowing down KTAR. Jim cross begins. Our live team coverage with the latest stats German one hundred ten thousand people apprehended the word last month of seven thousand more than in March border patrol chief Carla provost testified before a Senate committee yesterday says agents are overwhelmed about forty percent are now just focused on the humanitarian crisis cannot address this crisis by simply shifting more resources or building more facilities. It's like holding a bucket under a faucet. It doesn't matter. How many buckets you give me if we can't turn off the flow while the majority of the operations are asylum seekers from Central America. She says not all they've arrested thirty five hundred people with gang affiliations and criminal records of the past few months and assaults on agents of by twenty percent live in the news center. Jim cross KTAR news. And I'm KTAR Jeremy foster on a Senator Martha mcsally just told Ona's more. News. Those apprehension numbers will continue to get worse. If congress doesn't act I working with the White House, Senator Lindsey Graham, we are going to have some loophole clothing legislation. But I recommend we swift. We bring to the floor, and we need to have pressure on the other side of the aisle. We need sixty votes says Democrats continue to hold things up, and it's going to take the American people calling in pressuring them to take action before"