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Internal DHS report makes recommendations regarding MPP implementation

  1. Date Announced

    Nov. 14, 2019

    DHS officials drafted an internal "Red Team" report (leaked to Buzzfeed News) identifying serious problems in the implementation of the Migrant Protection Protocols (MPP). [ID #441]

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  3. Subsequent Action

    January 14, 2020 DHS Response to MPP Red Team Report
Status: Final/Actual
Type of Action: Agency Directive
Agencies Affected: CBP USCIS EOIR ORR

Commentary

US Border Officials Pressured Asylum Officers To Deny Entry To Immigrants Seeking Protection, A Report Finds

A team of senior Department of Homeland Security officials who examined a controversial Trump administration program to keep asylum-seekers in Mexico found that US border officials apparently pressured asylum officers to deny immigrants entry into the US, according to a draft government report obtained by BuzzFeed News recommending significant and wide-ranging improvements to the program.

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Here's The Draft Report Revealing How US Border Officials Pressured Asylum Officers To Deny Entry To Immigrants

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