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Challenges Immigrants Have To Face Before The Border Fence

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CHALLENGES IMMIGRANTS FACE FENCE
In this photo taken Feb. 21, 2013, United States Border Patrol Agent Jose Solis investigates cotton fibers he discovered on a barbed wire fence Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013, which he believes came from a burlap sack filled with contraband and thrown over the United States-Mexico border by undocumented drug smugglers in Lordsburg, N.M. (AP Photo/Las Cruces Sun-News, Shari V. Hill) | AP

In a moment so well-timed it almost felt orchestrated, a group of senators touring a stretch of the border in Arizona encountered a woman trying to scale the border fence and cross into the U.S. on Wednesday.

The senators are part of a bipartisan group working on an immigration reform bill and were visiting Arizona to learn more about the border.

At present, reporters don't know who the woman was. She was apprehended by Border Patrol, according to a tweet by Sen. John McCain, a Republican member of the group in Arizona.

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