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A shopper leaves Nogales at the DeConcini Crossing in March 2020, shortly after a ban on nonessential crossings at land ports of entry between the U.S. and Mexico took effect to limit the spread of COVID-19. That limit, which also applies to the Canadian border, was to run through Sept. 21 but has been extended – yet again – for at least one more month.

The ban on nonessential travel on land crossings between the U.S. and Mexico will be extended another month, a “disheartening” development for border towns and businesses that have already had to cope with the travel limitation for 18 months. Read more»