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DHS orders personnel surge and expansion of Migrant Protection Protocols (MPP) at southern border

  1. Date Announced

    April 1, 2019

    DHS Secretary Nielsen issues a memorandum to CBP outlining new steps the agency must take, including reassigning hundreds of CBP personnel to the southern border and expanding the Migrant Protection Protocols (MPP), to return asylum seekers to Mexico during the pendency of their U.S. immigration proceedings. [ID #389]

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  2. Effective Date of Change

    April 1, 2019
Status: Final/Actual
Type of Action: Agency Directive
Agencies Affected: CBP

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