About a thousand asylum seekers are living in tents at a migrant camp in Matamoros, Mexico, across the Rio Grande from Brownsville, Texas. It is the largest migrant refugee camp on the U.S.-Mexico border.
The first confirmed case of COVID-19 has been reported at a migrant camp in Matamoros, Mexico. More than 2,000 men, women and children have been living there waiting for their immigration court cases to unfold in the U.S. under the Trump administration’s Remain in Mexico policy.
As the U.S. continues to deal with COVID-19, a migrant camp along the southern border in Matamoros, Mexico, across the Rio Grande from Brownsville, Texas, is also bracing for what could be a deadly outbreak.