03/28/2013 03:32 pm ET

Challenges Immigrants Have To Face Before The Border Fence

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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