Remain in Mexico

DHS procedures under which individuals who entered the U.S. from Mexico illegally may be returned to Mexico.

Mexico is busing Central American "asylum seekers" to its southern border
August 18, 2019

The Mexican federal government is busing Central American "asylum seekers" returned from the United States under the Trump administration's "Remain in Mexico" program to its southern border with Guatemala.

The "Remain in Mexico" plan is deterring Central American asylum seekers
July 27, 2019

A report in The Texas Tribune shows how the Trump administration's "Remain in Mexico" program is causing false asylum seekers to return to their home countries, instead of waiting for their scheduled immigration court dates in the United States.

The Trump administration's "Remain in Mexico" plan expands to Nuevo Laredo
July 10, 2019

The Trump administration's "Remain in Mexico" program has been expanded to Nuevo Laredo, Mexico. Concerns have been raised regarding the safety of that destination, due to the fact that it is dominated by a major drug cartel.

Two additional Mexican cities will receive migrants returned under "Remain in Mexico"
June 25, 2019

Two cities on the Mexican side of the border will be added to the three that are currently receiving migrants returned from the U.S. under the DHS Migrant Protection Protocols.