The US wants to turn back migrants at the US-Mexico border over fears of spreading coronavirus through detention facilities and Border Patrol agents
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Citing fears of keeping the novel coronavirus from spreading, the US government is weighing a plan to immediately turn back all migrants who approach the US-Mexico border without documentation.

It's unclear how the policy would work in practice — typically, Border Patrol agents intercept migrants and take them to have their asylum claims processed.

But The New York Times reported Tuesday that agents could begin turning the asylum-seekers away and sending them back to Mexico without detaining...

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