TUCSON (KGUN9-TV) – In southern Arizona, temperatures can quickly climb into triple digits making the journey in the desert a challenge.
Piles of black jugs line the border as undocumented immigrants get their last ounce of water before illegally coming into the United States.
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There are nearly 50 miles of rural land to get through before any sight of life.
“It is pretty desolate here in Three Points a little south there is really not a lot down there, there are no restaurants, gas stations there is not really any water anywhere especially natural water so that can be a danger for people crossing the border,” said U.S. Customs and Border Protection agent Christopher Sullivan.
Running out of water, food, and then energy CBP’s rescue beacons are a chance of
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