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DHS Signs Regional Compact with key Central American Northern Triangle countries

  1. Original Date Announced

    March 28, 2019

    DHS Secretary Nielsen signs Memorandum of Cooperation (aka "regional compact") on border security cooperation in Central America. Parties include ministers representing Guatemala, Honduras, and El Salvador. Its stated aim is to "better synchronize cooperation" on human trafficking, combating transnational gangs, expanding info/intel sharing, and strengthening air, land, and maritime border security. [ID #388]

    Secretary Nielsen Signs Historic Regional Compact with Central America to Stem Irregular Migration at the Source, Confront U.S. Border Crisis
  2. Effective Date

    March 28, 2019

Current Status

Fully in Effect

Original Trump Policy Status

Status: Final/Actual
Trump Administration Action: Agency Directive
Subject Matter: Border
Agencies Affected: CBP DHS

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