U.S. arrests along border with Mexico plummet in April amid coronavirus

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. arrests along the border with Mexico fell dramatically in April as migrants were swiftly deported under new rules aimed at limiting the spread of the novel coronavirus, the top U.S. Customs and Border Protection official told reporters on Thursday. The Border Patrol arrested about 16,000 migrants in April, a 47 percent decline from a month earlier,

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