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A son, left, and his father, who was detained in an American hotel and faced expulsion to Honduras.
Coronavirus in Texas

Federal agents are expelling asylum seekers as young as 8 months from the border, citing COVID-19 risks

Thousands of migrant children have been expelled by the Trump administration since March. Some have been held in hotels without access to lawyers or family. Advocates say many are now “virtually impossible” to find.

By Lomi Kriel, The Texas Tribune and ProPublica
A father, left, holds hands with his 16-year-old son. The father alerted the American Civil Liberties Union when his son faced deportation to Honduras, where he feared certain death from gang members.

“Nobody can find them”

“Shadow operation"

A series of white vans parked outside of the Hampton Inn hotel in McAllen. July 22, 2020.

A sense of deja vu

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