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Remarks as Prepared by Acting Secretary Chad F. Wolf Highlighting Border Security and Immigration Policies of the Trump Administration

Reversing course is no way forward. Decriminalizing illegal entry, stopping the deportation of criminal aliens, resuming catch and release, returning to a broken asylum system, dismantling the wall, walking away from landmark international agreements, and putting foreign workers first in line for American jobs is not the way to secure the Homeland. These are not just bad policies, they are dangerous.

Metrics and Measures Archive

The Migrant Protection Protocols (MPP) are a U.S. Government (USG) action whereby citizens and nationals of countries other than Mexico arriving in the United States by land from Mexico -- whether or not at a point of entry -- may be returned to Mexico pursuant to Section 235(b)(2)(C) of the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA) while their U.S. removal proceedings are pending under Section 240 of the INA. MPP is a core component of the USG’s efforts to address the migration crisis along the U.S.-Mexico border.

Hoja Informativa: Medidas Implementadas por DHS en la Frontera para Limitar la Propagación Más Allá del Coronavirus

Con el fin de limitar la propagación del coronavirus, los EE. UU. han pactado acuerdos con Canadá y con México para limitar los viajes no esenciales a través de las fronteras. El Departamento de Seguridad Nacional (DHS, por sus siglas en inglés) está trabajando estrechamente y en colaboración como parte del enfoque norteamericano destinado a frenar la propagación del virus.

DHS Wall Construction Update: September 29, 2020

As hundreds of new miles of border wall system have been constructed, they have pushed cartels to traffic their poisonous products precisely where DHS is best equipped— our Ports of Entry. The drugs we are seizing as a result of this new wall that never enter and devastate our communities, and never line the pockets of cartels.

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