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Grand Canyon National Park will start to reopen Friday

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

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

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

Senators seek suspension of new guest-worker visas

They're using the same reasoning Trump gave the initial order pausing certain immigration.

'Ireland stands with you': Navajo Nation GoFundMe gets many international donations

Millions in donations have come to the Navajo Nation both through the government as well as a GoFundMe page.

Border Patrol soliciting contractors to take over meals for detainees

The project aims to streamline meals for immigrants in its custody along the U.S.-Mexico border.

Audit looks at ICE unit that targets money laundering

The audit says trade-based money laundering runs on increasingly complex schemes that are are national security threats.

‘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.

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.

US extends CDC health protocol to speed deportations at the border

The order will remain until May 20 at least.

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.

Incomplete data and lack of testing means Arizona COVID-19 cases are undercounted

The governor has vowed to ramp up testing throughout Arizona, but the state’s information about current cases is still murky.

As coronavirus spreads, Sonoran cities struggle without Arizona visitors

As the coronavirus spreads on both sides of the U.S.-Mexico border, tourist towns like Rocky Point are taking a huge hit.

Sonoran authorities will enforce strict stay-at-home order through April 30

Sonorans could be fined, forcibly returned to their homes or arrested if they are caught outside without one of six permitted reasons.

Customs and Border Protection: 160 employees infected with COVID-19

The 160 include six employees in Arizona: three in Tucson and three more in Nogales.

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