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WATCH: Secretary of Homeland Security Mayorkas speaks in Tucson

Posted at 10:17 AM, Jun 26, 2024

TUCSON, Ariz. (KGUN) — Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro Mayorkas spoke to reporters at Davis-Monthan Wednesday morning about Southwest Border enforcement efforts.

KGUN 9's Ryan Fish had a chance to speak with Secretary Mayorkas one-on-one following the media briefing. See his story and the full unedited interview:

According to Mayorkas, border enforcement agencies are "already seeing the results" of President Biden's executive action restricting asylum seekers at the southern border.

WATCH THE FULL MEDIA CONFERENCE BELOW:

Secretary of Homeland Security Mayorkas speaks in Tucson

Just last week, KGUN 9's Adam Klepp reported from Nogales, Mexico, where deportations of asylum seekers who've illegally crossed the border are increasing:

Deportees in Nogales contemplate next steps