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ICE is making sure migrant kids don't have COVID-19, then expelling them to "prevent the spread" of COVID-19

The administration has used infection risk to justify expelling thousands of children without legal protections. But it’s only expelling kids who’ve tested negative.

By Lomi Kriel, The Texas Tribune and ProPublica, and Dara Lind, ProPublica
A law enforcement official walks past a transport bus used to carry migrants in U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) custody before the departure of a chartered plane from Brownsville South Padre International Airport in Brownsville on May 18, 2019.

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