A migrant child, who is seeking asylum in the US, wears a protective mask as he stands in line for food, amid an outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in the migrant camp of Matamoros, Mexico, April 1, 2020.

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Ever since the US started its "Remain in Mexico" policy, many migrant families have sent their kids over the border alone to seek asylum. Now, even that door has closed. On March 21, citing the coronavirus, the US began summarily expelling children from the country.

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A migrant child, who is seeking asylum in the US, wears a protective mask as he stands in line for food, amid an outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in the migrant camp of Matamoros, Mexico, April 1, 2020.

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