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Arizona Trail southern trailhead closed during border wall construction

The trail's start will be closed for months so the Trump administration can install a bollard-style wall in the area.

Sonoyta protesters allow travelers through border blockade for now

Demonstrators had blocked the road outside the port of entry over coronavirus concerns and turned away beach-bound tourists trying to enter.

Border wall workers come down with COVID-19

Nearly a dozen people working on President Trump’s border wall in Arizona have been infected with the coronavirus.

Sonoran hospitals in Nogales, Guaymas reach saturation

The state's health secretary over the weekend called on the two cities to reduce vehicle mobility and access to public spaces.

White Mountain Apache Tribe shuts down reservation to stop coronavirus

About one-eighth of the 13,500 residents have tested positive for COVID-19.

With random calls, Sonora hopes to rout out COVID-19 cases

Residents of Sonora will start getting calls from the government seeking health information.

Arizona attorney general praises SCOTUS asylum decision

Brnovich said the ruling impacting the quick deportation of asylum seekers prevents a backlog in the immigration system.

Rocky Point reopens with restrictions to tourists

The mayor of the popular beach destination says visitors will be expected to observe a set of strict rules.

Audit: Instead of migrant care, Border Patrol spent millions on equipment

The audit found some money meant for migrant care was spent on things like ATVs and speaker systems.

Border Patrol turns to private industry for ideas to stop border wall breaches

The agency is asking contractors for ideas to "leapfrog current technology."

Rocky Point residents allowed to re-enter city

Anyone entering needs to show proof residency, be screened for a fever, and walk through a so-called sanitation tunnel.

Sonoran governor concerned about looming reopening

Claudia Pavlovich said she's troubled by a sizable jump in caseloads.

Rocky Point hopes to welcome visitors back in June

The Sonoran beach town popular with Arizonans has introduced a phased plan to reopen.

Sonoran factories prepare for possible June 1 reopening

The Mexican government recently expanded its definition of essential businesses, and some Nogales plants may qualify.

North American border closures extended to June

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

Grand Canyon National Park will start to reopen Friday

The National Parks Service said it is following guidance from federal and local health authorities.

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