White House, Feb. 15, 2019
"The current situation at the southern border presents a border security and humanitarian crisis that threatens core national security interests and constitutes a national emergency. The southern border is a major entry...
White House, Feb. 15, 2019
"On Friday, February 15, 2019, the President signed into law:
H.J.Res. 31, the “Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2019,” Divisions A through G of the enrolled bill provide full-year funding for fiscal year...
ACLU, Feb. 14, 2019
"The American Civil Liberties Union, ACLU of Montana, and law firm Crowley Fleck PLLP filed a federal lawsuit today on behalf of two American citizens detained by U.S. Customs and Border Protection for speaking Spanish while...
CGRS, Feb. 14, 2019
"The American Civil Liberties Union, Southern Poverty Law Center, and Center for Gender & Refugee Studies filed a federal lawsuit today challenging the Trump administration’s new policy forcing asylum seekers to return...
Gus Bova, The Texas Observer, Feb. 1, 2019
" Late Monday evening, attorneys for the National Butterfly Center asked a federal judge to block the Trump administration from building a border wall at the refuge or using the center’s property...
Jeffrey S. Chase, Feb. 10, 2019
"A February 1, 2019 article in the L.A. Times reported that two American attorneys who work for the immigrant rights organization Al Otro Lado, which has sent attorneys to Tijuana to offer advice to Central American...
American Immigration Council, Feb. 11, 2019
"The American Immigration Council filed administrative claims for monetary damages on behalf of six asylum-seeking mothers and their children for the trauma they suffered when torn apart under the Trump...
CLINIC, Feb. 6, 2019
"CLINIC, with its partners, the American Immigration Council and the American Immigration Lawyers Association submitted a letter Feb. 6, 2019 to Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen urging her to rescind the Remain...
Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 27 / Friday, February 8, 2019
"The Secretary of Homeland Security has determined, pursuant to law, that it is necessary to waive certain laws, regulations, and other legal requirements in order to ensure the expeditious...
White House, Feb. 7, 2019
Officially published in the Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 29 / Tuesday, February 12, 2019
"In Proclamation 9822 of November 9, 2018 (Addressing Mass Migration Through the Southern Border of the United States), I found...
Sophia Genovese, Feb. 3, 2019
"Following the law should not be a radical idea. Yet the governments of the United States and Mexico somehow find advocacy for the codified rights of asylum seekers reprehensible.
I travelled to Tijuana in mid-January...
KATE LINTHICUM, CINDY CARCAMO and MOLLY O'TOOLE, Los Angeles Times, FEB 01, 2019
"Two U.S. immigrant rights attorneys and two journalists who have worked closely with members of a migrant caravan in Tijuana said they had been denied entry into...
Jan. 25, 2019 DHS Policy Guidance for Implementation of the Migrant Protection Protocols
Jan. 28, 2019 CBP Guidance on Migrant Protection Protocols
Jan. 28, 2019 CBP Implementation of the Migrant Protection Protocols
Jan. 28, 2019 CBP Guiding Principles...
USCIS, Jan. 28, 2019
"SUBJECT: Guidance for Implementing Section 235(b)(2)(C) of the Immigration and Nationality Act and the Migrant Protection Protocols
Purpose This memorandum provides guidance to immigration officers in U.S. Citizenship and...
DHS, Jan. 24, 2019
" What Are the Migrant Protection Protocols?
The Migrant Protection Protocols (MPP) are a U.S. Government action whereby certain foreign individuals entering or seeking admission to the U.S. from Mexico – illegally or...