World: Fighting a Refugee Invasion

Hong Kong, with nearly 5 million people crammed into 404 sq. mi., has long been one of the world's most crowded spots. Today the British crown colony is trying to fight off a veritable invasion of refugees. In addition to the "boat people" arriving by sea from Viet Nam, thousands of Chinese are crossing the colony's 17-mile-long border with the People's Republic. TIME Correspondent David DeVoss, after accompanying one of the colony's border patrols that seek to apprehend and turn back these illegal immigrants, last week filed this report:

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