Immigration Law

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The Ninth Circuit, Asylum and 'Return to Mexico' - What Next?
Posted on 8 May 2019 by Daniel M. Kowalski

On May 7, 2019 a motions panel of the Ninth Circuit granted a stay pending appeal of the preliminary injunction that had blocked the 'return to Mexico' policy under the new DHS Migrant Protection Protocols for southern border asylum claimants... Read More

DHS Orders More CBP Agents to Southern Border, Expands MPP
Posted on 1 Apr 2019 by Daniel M. Kowalski

DHS, April 1, 2019 "Today, Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen M. Nielsen issued a memorandum to U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Commissioner Kevin McAleenan outlining new steps the agency must take to combat the growing security and... Read More

DHS Posts MPP Document Links
Posted on 28 Feb 2019 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 40 / Thursday, February 28, 2019 "This document announces the availability of the ‘‘Policy Guidance for Implementation of the Migrant Protection Protocols’’ on the Department of Homeland Security... Read More

Migrant Protection Protocols: DHS and CBP Documents
Posted on 29 Jan 2019 by Daniel M. Kowalski

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... Read More

USCIS Issues 'Migrant Protection Protocols' Guidance Policy Memo (Jan. 28, 2019)
Posted on 28 Jan 2019 by Daniel M. Kowalski

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... Read More

DHS to Launch 'Migrant Protection Protocols' on Southern Border
Posted on 25 Jan 2019 by Daniel M. Kowalski

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... Read More