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Reported: More than 2,000 migrants returned to Central American countries under "Assisted Voluntary Return" program.

  1. Date Announced

    Aug. 21, 2019

    The U.S. has reportedly paid $1.65 million for buses or flights home for 2,170 migrants seeking to settle in the U.S. who either never reached the border or were detained after crossing and then sent to Mexico to await U.S. immigration hearings. [ID #419]

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  2. Effective Date of Change

    July 30, 2019
Status: Reported
Type of Action: Change in Practice
Agencies Affected: DHS DOS

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