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Arrests by border patrol agents up 15 percent

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The border patrol is stepping up its arrests.

New numbers out show agents have taken in more than 420,000 people since September of last year.

It's a 15 percent jump from the previous year.

The number includes arrests nationwide, including the Canadian and Mexico borers.

No numbers have been released yet on the number of people arrested at the Arizona-Mexico border.

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