"We Can't Help You Here": US returns of Asylum Seekers to Mexico

The present report by Human Rights Watch provides findings from in-depth interviews with asylum-seekers, government officials, local activists, and attorneys on the "Migrant Protection Protocols" Program in the United States and Mexico. Of the 15 079 asylum-seekers who were returned to Cuidad de Juarez, approximately 4 780 were children. Returnees face difficulty finding shelter, many cannot pay for food, and greater barriers receiving due process on their asylum claims.

The report sets out recommendations for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, the U.S. Department of Justice, the U.S. Congress, and the Government of Mexico.

Published 2019-07-05

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Publisher
Publication year
2019
Format
pdf, 56p.
Rights
© 2019 Human Rights Watch
Content Type
Reports
Identifier
ISBN: 978-1-6231-37465

Document Information

Publisher
Publication year
2019
Format
pdf, 56p.
Rights
© 2019 Human Rights Watch
Content Type
Reports
Identifier
ISBN: 978-1-6231-37465