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DHS finalizes Asylum Cooperative Agreement (ACA) with Honduras

  1. Original Date Announced

    December 18, 2020

    DHS announced that the United States and Honduras have concluded the implementation accords for the Asylum Cooperative Agreement, under which certain migrants requesting asylum or similar humanitarian protection at the border will be transferred to Honduras to seek protection in Honduras.

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    DHS Announces Finalization of Asylum Cooperative Agreement with Honduras
  2. Effective Date

    December 18, 2020
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  4. Biden Administration Action: Revoked/Replaced

    February 6, 2021

    Suspending and Terminating the Asylum Cooperative Agreements with the Governments El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras

    This Biden administration policy revokes in its entirety the Trump-era policy identified in this entry.

    On February 2, 2021, the Secretary of State announced that the U.S. has immediately suspended the Asylum Cooperative Agreements with El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras and initiated the process to terminate these Agreements.

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