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DHS expands MPP to Brazilian nationals

  1. Date Announced

    Jan. 29, 2020

    DHS begins processing Brazilian migrants for return to Mexico under the Migrant Protection Protocols. [ID #127]

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  2. Effective Date of Change

    Jan. 29, 2020
  3. Subsequent Action

    March 11, 2020

    A federal district court enjoined the MPP policy on Apr. 8, 2019. 9th Circuit stayed the injunction pending appeal, and then affirmed the injunction on Feb. 28, 2020. Supreme Court stayed the injunction on Mar. 11, 2020, allowing MPP to continue in force. Supreme Court granted cert on Oct. 19, 2020. Oral argument is expected in Feb. 2021. See Innovation Law Lab v. Wolf (N.D. Cal. 3:19-cv-00807)(9th Cir. 19-15716)(SCOTUS 19-1212).

    **Litigation is listed for informational purposes and is not comprehensive. For the current status of legal challenges, check other sources.**

    ACLU | Innovation Law Lab v. Wolf
Type of Action: Agency Directive
Agencies Affected: CBP EOIR ICE USCIS

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