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Border Patrol Chief Carla Provost discusses the agency's challenges

Provost also talks about her early career, which started in Douglas.

Arizona 360 took a closer look at new construction to install border fencing in Cochise County as well as some of the Trump administration’s other approaches to curbing immigration at the southern border.

For a better sense of the challenges the Border Patrol faces today, Lorraine Rivera sat down with Chief Carla Provost. Provost is the first woman to lead the U.S. Border Patrol and began her career with the agency in Douglas, Arizona, almost 25 years ago. Provost reflected on her career since then and discussed the Border Patrol’s response to the uptick in asylum seekers, recruitment challenges and her support for rank-and-file agents.

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Arizona 360 airs Fridays at 8:30 p.m. on PBS 6 and Saturdays at 8 p.m. on PBS 6 PLUS. See more from Arizona 360.
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