Daily Border Bulletin- Details on Deferred Action Announced, Attempting to Prevent Migrant Deaths in Arizona, and more

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Details on deferred action announced- Federal officials announced on Friday that immigrants can apply to a new federal program known as deferred action beginning August 15th.

Attemping to prevent migrant deaths in Arizona- According to the U.S. Border Patrol, the remains of 191 people have been found along the Arizona-Mexico border in the 2010-2011 fiscal year. Arizona human rights groups are working to prevent deaths by placing water in the desert and providing medical assistance and food to migrants.

Avatar officer installed at Arizona-Mexico border station- The U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) is installing a virtual, kiosk-based border patrol officer in Nogales, Arizona. According to Scientific American, this avatar is currently being tested in order “to streamline applications for frequent traveler benefits, freeing up human officers to catch drug smugglers.”