Mike Pence Arizona border, Kirstjen Nielsen stopped in Yuma


Mike Pence Arizona border, Kirstjen Nielsen stopped in Yuma.

Vice President Mike Pence will reportedly visit the U.S.-Mexico border in Arizona this week, a week after former Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen stopped in Yuma.

According to CNN, Pence will visit the Border Patrol station in Nogales, Arizona, on Thursday.

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The visit will reportedly include a briefing from Customs and Border Protection agents and a tour of the border wall.

Gov. Doug Ducey told KTAR News 92.3 FM he would accompany the vice president on his visit.

No other details were immediately provided.

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Pence last visited Arizona in March, when he met with Gov. Doug Ducey and participated in several business-oriented events.

Nielsen visited Arizona to call on Congress to address what she called a “humanitarian and security crisis” at the border.

She was in the southern Arizona city to participate in a roundtable discussion with border and immigration officials before visiting the border wall in California with President Donald Trump.

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Nielsen resigned several days later. U.S. Customs and Border Protection Commissioner Kevin McAleenan is expected to replace her.


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