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CBP expelling migrant children from other countries into Mexico

  1. Original Date Announced

    October 30, 2020

    CBP has expelled more than 200 unaccompanied children from other countries (like Guatemala, Honduras, and El Salvador) into Mexico over the past eight months, in violation of a diplomatic agreement between the U.S. and Mexico, according to a NYT report. [ID# 1118]

    2020.10.30 Migrant Children from other countries expelled to Mexico

Current Status

Fully in Effect

Original Trump Policy Status

Status: Reported
Trump Administration Action: Change in Practice
Agencies Affected: CBP

Commentary

  • Migrant Families Were Confused When U.S. Expelled Children Into Mexico

    Since The New York Times reported last week on an internal email that warned border authorities about the improper transfers, several Central Americans have come forward saying they were anxious and confused after their children and young relatives were sent without any adult to accompany them into a country that is not their own.

    Go to article on nytimes.com

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