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After a surge, Border Patrol is releasing migrants on Arizona streets without telling aid groups

Last week, the surge in migrants at our southern border hit a breaking point for some border communities.

The migrant-aid system was overwhelmed and Border Patrol began releasing people onto the streets. It’s a last resort in the region and one that can leave asylum seekers and families at risk.

The Show spoke to Emily Bregel, border reporter for the Arizona Daily Star, for more on what's happening at the border.

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Lauren Gilger, host of KJZZ's The Show, is an award-winning journalist whose work has impacted communities large and small, exposing injustices and giving a voice to the voiceless and marginalized.