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U.S. allegedly working with Mexican officials to restrict asylum seekers' access to U.S. border

  1. Original Date Announced

    October 12, 2018

    A petition to the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights alleges the U.S. is working hand in glove with the Mexican government to completely shut down ports of entry between the two countries, so as to deny asylum-seekers the opportunity to make a legal claim. [ID #53]

    Press Report: U.S. and Mexican Official Collaborating to Stop Asylum-Seekers, Attorneys Allege
  2. Effective Date

    October 12, 2018

Current Status

Fully in Effect

Original Trump Policy Status

Status: Reported
Trump Administration Action: Change in Practice
Agencies Affected: CBP USCIS

Associated or Derivative Policies


Trump-Era Policy Documents

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