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North American border closures extended to June

The closure to nonessential travel started two months ago to slow the spread of the coronavirus.

Groups say border wall construction threatens biodiversity of Arizona sky islands

Conservation groups say the animals rely on the ranges to travel between habitats in the U.S. and Mexico.

Expats ride out COVID-19 south of the border

While many U.S. citizens visiting or living in Mexico returned to their home country when the pandemic hit, some decided to stay.

Acting DHS Secretary Chad Wolf's Arizona visit covers wall construction, PPE for Border Patrol

The secretary's visit included a trip to the border wall and a Border Patrol facility in Tucson.

Sonoran governor unveils business reopening plan

The staggered reopening plan will go into effect sometime between May 16 and 22.

Nogales, Sonora, installs 'sanitation tunnels' at the border

Southbound travelers are being required to walk through the inflatable plastic tunnel and sprayed with disinfectant.

Border residents: Border Patrol agents not wearing protective gear at checkpoints

The agency says front-line agents are provided with masks, but federal guidelines don't require them.

COVID-19 cases increase among Sonoran frontline workers

More than a third of Sonora's confirmed cases are health care workers.

Trump administration finalizes deal to send asylum seekers to Honduras

The administration forged a similar deal with the government of Guatemala last year.

‘Remain in Mexico’ asylum hearings delayed a third time

Hearings are being pushed back again through June 1.

As Sonorans grow restless, leaders say stay-at-home orders must continue

State authorities said they don't have plans to ease up on restrictions yet.

ADOT shifts to virtual training for truck drivers in Mexico during pandemic

The training is part of a program that started in 2016 to help truck drivers avoid long, costly delays at the border.

Lawmakers and advocates push back on wall construction during pandemic

Groups say project funding should be used on COVID-19 supplies and relief.

Continued wall construction puts border residents on edge amid COVID-19 pandemic

Residents of small border communities say construction workers don't practice safe social distancing on or off the job

Sonoran coronavirus cases concentrated in border town San Luis Rio Colorado

The high number of cases is likely related to the town’s proximity to both Arizona and neighboring Baja California.

Sonora cracks down on harassment of health care workers

Health care workers in Sonora, like other places in the world, have faced harassment and attacks amid coronavirus panic.

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