Medical screenings are the latest U.S. tactic to discourage asylum seekers, advocates say

Migrants’ hearings postponed
Salvadoran migrant Steven Solis Campos, 15, was turned away from court and told to return in February because he had the chicken pox.
(Gary Coronado / Los Angeles Times)

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Molly Hennessy-Fiske has been a staff writer since 2006 in Washington, Los Angeles, Texas and overseas. A graduate of Harvard College, she spent a year as Middle East bureau chief before returning as Houston bureau chief.