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OIG releases report confirming CBP took steps to limit processing at ports of entry

  1. Date Announced

    Oct. 30, 2020

    The DHS Office of Inspector General released a report confirming that CBP took steps to limit the processing of asylum-seekers at ports of entry, including instructing seven ports of entry to stop processing virtually all undocumented migrants (known as "metering" or "queue management"). The OIG found this action contravened the long-standing CBP practice of processing all migrants at "Class A" ports of entry. OIG made three recommendations, but CBP refused to concur with one.

  2. Effective Date of Change

    Oct. 27, 2020
Status: Final/Actual
Type of Action: Data and Reports
Subject Matter: Border
Agencies Affected: CBP

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