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

  1. Date Announced

    Sept. 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]

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  2. Effective Date of Change

    March 23, 2020
  3. Subsequent Action

    November 19, 2020

    DHS updated its fact sheet on the limits on its joint initiatives with Canada and Mexico limiting all non-essential travel across the U.S.-Canada and U.S.-Mexico land borders.

Status: Final/Actual
Type of Action: Agency Directive
Subject Matter: Detention Border
Agencies Affected: CBP

Subsequent Action

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