The Arizona Daily Star's border and immigration reporter, Brady McCombs, held a live chat today. He answered questions about border security; illegal immigration; border deaths in Arizona; the buildup of agents, fences and technology over the last decade; and other hot topics.
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The federal government deported nearly 400,000 people nationwide in the recently completed fiscal year - marking the 10th straight record year. But bucking the national trend, deportations in Arizona dropped for the first time in five years.