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Santa Cruz County Ramps Up COVID Efforts With Series of Testing Blitzes

Santa Cruz County is hosting a COVID-19 testing blitz in Nogales, Rio Rico, and Patagonia this weekend and the next to increase its testing capability, according to the county health director.

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Here’s What the Courts’ Recent Border Wall Rulings Mean

Despite questions as to the wall’s legality, the Trump administration celebrated the completion of its 200th mile last week.

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Trump’s Border Wall Leaves Mountains Blasted and Saguaros Uprooted

As Trump visits Yuma to celebrate border wall construction, environmentalists lament its lasting damages, including uprooted saguaros, blasted-through mountains, and the desecration of sacred lands.

Reyna Montoya stands outside her home
Protest, Pandemic, and Anxiety: What It’s Like for the 650,000 DACA Recipients Awaiting Court Decision

The immigration status of Nearly 7,000 DACA recipients in Arizona who have been working on the frontlines of the COVID-19 pandemic is at risk.

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WATCH: Mexico Is Screening Visitors For Coronavirus At The Border. The U.S. Really Isn’t.

The Mexican government added a series of health checkpoints at the border to reduce the risk of a coronavirus outbreak from U.S. visitors.