Original Date AnnouncedDecember 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.
[ID #1253]DHS Announces Finalization of Asylum Cooperative Agreement with Honduras
Effective DateDecember 18, 2020
Subsequent Trump-Era and Court Action(s)
December 29, 2020
DHS Announces Guatemala, El Salvador, and Honduras Have Signed Asylum Cooperation Agreement
DHS announces that Guatemala, El Salvador, and Honduras have all signed Asylum Cooperation [sic] Agreements (ACA) and that all three ACAs have entered into force. The agreements allow the United States to remove certain migrants seeking humanitarian protection to the ACA countries.View Document
Biden Administration Action: Revoked/ReplacedFebruary 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.View Document