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COVID-19: DHS releases Fact Sheet on measures on the border to limit the further spread of coronavirus

  1. Original Date Announced

    September 18, 2020

    DHS updates its fact sheet on its joint initiatives with Canada and Mexico limiting all non-essential travel across the U.S.-Canada and U.S.-Mexico land borders. CBP will no longer detain non-citizens in holding facilities and will immediately return them to the country they entered from, Canada or Mexico, or if that is not possible, to their country of origin. [ID #1096]

    Fact Sheet: DHS Measures on the Border to Limit the Further Spread of Coronavirus
  2. Effective Date

    March 23, 2020

Current Status

Fully in Effect

Original Trump Policy Status

Status: Final/Actual
Trump Administration Action: Agency Directive
Subject Matter: Detention Border
Agencies Affected: CBP

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