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ICE Drops 2 Bus Loads Of Migrants At Phoenix Greyhound Station

Authorities say U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents dropped two bus loads of migrant families in Phoenix on Saturday at a bus station.

Two drop offs took place Saturday at a Greyhound bus station near 24th Street and Buckeye Road. The Arizona Republic reportedmembers of a Valley church set up refreshments for the families before mapping out places to stay.

An ICE spokeswoman did not say how many people were dropped off, but said that the bus station releases were necessary because organizations the agency normally work with couldn't accommodate the groups.

ICE had previously dropped migrants off at Greyhound stations in Phoenix and El Paso late last year.

After spending seven months as a news intern for KJZZ, Matt Kling returned in January 2019 as a general assignment reporter, mainly on the weekends.Kling’s radio career started when he joined Blaze Radio as freshman at Arizona State University’s Walter Cronkite School. At Blaze Radio he has served as a host, producer and assistant production director. He’s also interned for KTAR before joining KJZZ in 2018.Kling also has extensive work in television production, working as a director, technical director and other positions for Cronkite News and Arizona PBS. Today, Kling serves as a newscast producer for Cronkite News. He anticipates graduation from the Cronkite School in May 2019.When he’s not working, you can find Kling out and about on the town, or in his downtown Phoenix apartment watching his favorite Philadelphia sports teams.