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Migration Policy Institute
November 20, 2020

At the Starting Gate The Incoming Biden Administrationís Immigration Plans
By Doris Meissner and Michelle Mittelstadt

Policies narrowing access to asylum and other humanitarian protections have been central to the Trump administrationís strategy to deter arrivals at the U.S.-Mexico border. Among these has been creation of the Migrant Protection Protocols (MPP) in January 2019, which has forced more than 67,000 asylum seekers to wait in Mexico pending completion of their U.S. asylum hearings; as of the end of September 2020, 24,500 cases remained pending......[Citing TRAC data and reports].

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