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U.S. ends participation in Global Compact on Migration

  1. Original Date Announced

    December 2, 2017

    The Trump Administration ends participation in United Nations Global Compact on Migration, an agreement that would improve the handling of migrant and refugee flows across the globe. Administration officials argue that the Compact threatened the sovereignty of the United States by undermining our ability to control who crosses our border. [ID# 26]

    U.S. Mission to the United Nations News Release: United States Ends Participation in Global Compact on Migration
  2. Effective Date

    December 3, 2017

Current Status

Fully in Effect

Original Trump Policy Status

Status: Final/Actual
Trump Administration Action: Program Termination
Subject Matter: Refugees Immigrant Visas

Pre Trump-Era Policies


  • 2017.12.03 NYT: U.S. Quits Migration Pact, Saying It Infringes on Sovereignty

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