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New lawsuit challenges legality of 'Remain in Mexico' program's migrant child removals

U.S. law requires unaccompanied minors at the border get special protection, but lawyers say that hasn't been happening

Hermosillo among hardest hit Mexican capitals economically during pandemic

Among capital cities, Hermosillo had the fourth-largest loss of formal jobs and businesses, one group said.

As pandemic worsens, Sonora again sheds jobs

After a few months of growth, job losses have returned to neighboring Sonora.

Travel restrictions at the US-Mexico border extended through the holidays

Restrictions at the U.S.-Mexico border are now set to remain in place until at least Jan. 21.

Mexico’s Senate approves marijuana legalization measure

Mexico’s lower house still needs to debate and pass the legislation for it to become law.

US-Mexico border closure extended through late December

Mexico's foreign ministry announced nonessential travel restrictions would stay in place through at least Dec. 21.

Joe Biden inherits Trump's border wall — and its lawsuits

Candidate Biden said he would stop construction but never said he would tear down the new border wall.

Sonora moves from yellow to orange on Mexico's coronavirus 'traffic light' system

After weeks at yellow, or medium pandemic risk, Sonora has moved back to orange, or high risk.

Indigenous community in Sonora releases record number of sea turtles

A coordinator said while the pandemic has been hard on the community, less fishing and tourism has been a boon to turtle nesting season.

Mexico fishermen scoff at governor's suggestion to switch to taxi driving

The suggestion comes as fishermen in the Sea of Cortez struggle with increasing restrictions meant to protect a highly endangered porpoise.

Sonora among hardest hit by excess deaths during COVID-19 outbreak in Mexico

Sonora saw the fourth highest jump in excess deaths among the states analyzed.

More businesses to open in Sonoran capital as COVID-19 measures further relax

Businesses allowed to reopen will need to respect reduced occupancy rules.

Rocky Point expects surge of holiday visitors despite border travel restrictions

Tourism is not considered essential travel, but the town's mayor says it's essential for the Sonoran beach destination's economy.

Coronavirus risk lessens in Sonora, Mexican officials say

The Mexican state to Arizona's south has entered a "medium" phase of risk.

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