Explanation of the Decision to Terminate the Migrant Protection Protocols

  • Organization: Department of Homeland Security
  • Date Created: Friday, October 29, 2021
  • Attachment(s): LINK

Pursuant to the Texas court’s remand, and in continuing compliance with the President’s direction in the Executive Order, the Secretary has considered anew whether MPP should be maintained, terminated, or modified in a variety of different ways. After carefully considering the arguments, evidence, and perspectives of those who support continuing to use MPP, those who support terminating the program, and those who have argued for the use of MPP with modifications, the Secretary has determined that MPP should be terminated.

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