Winding Down the Migrant Protection Protocols, Again


This post originates on ABA’s Commission on Immigration’s blog titled, “Generating Justice: Immigration Reflections from the Border and Beyond.”   The blog highlights analysis, insights, and reflections from expert Commission staff and members on the current immigration system.

Photo of ProBAR Senior Staff Attorney Pedro Spivakovsky-Gonzalez

The Migrant Protection Protocols (“MPP”) program, otherwise known as “Remain in Mexico,” has just completed its second winddown process, this one following a court-ordered reinstatement in late 2021.

ProBAR Senior Staff Attorney Pedro Spivakovsky-Gonzalez explains the history of the program, its impact on asylum-seekers who have had to endure violent realities in “tent cities”, and his observations of the winddown process. 

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