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DHS Statement on Operational Implementation of MPP

Release Date: December 2, 2021

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is closely coordinating the court-mandated reimplementation of the Migrant Protection Protocols (MPP) with the Government of Mexico (GOM).

DHS is working with the Department of State and GOM to provide safe transport to and from certain locations in Mexico to U.S. ports of entry to attend court hearings and to facilitate access to safe and secure shelters in Mexico. 

DHS will begin the court-mandated reimplementation in one location on December 6, and quickly expanding across the Southwest Border based on discussions with the GOM to address security concerns and operational constraints.

Last Updated: 01/31/2022
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