Get all the latest news on coronavirus and more delivered daily to your inbox. Sign up here.A U.N. human rights expert is calling on the U.S. to release migrants being held in Immigration and Customs Enforcement detention centers as part of an effort to counter the coronavirus pandemic, adding that detention should be used only as a last resort.“It is very difficult to keep the necessary physical distance in overcrowded detention facilities. Significantly reducing the number of detained migrants by releasing them into alternative settings can easily solve this,” U.N. special rapporteur on the human rights of migrants Felipe González Morales said.CLICK HERE FOR COMPLETE CORONAVIRUS COVERAGESpecifically, Gonzalez Morales said that U.N. staff had received reports of poor conditions and health care in a processing center in Washington state.“None of those migrants are detained for criminal offenses, but are simply awaiting decisions on their immigration claims,” he said.According to a statement from the U.N. Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights, he concludes that immigration detention should be used as a “last resort” and that “non-custodial, community-based accommodation” should be used instead.The U.N. is a frequent critic of President Trump’s immigration policies, and regularly calls for the loosening of restrictions and the freeing


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