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Post-MPP Asylum Cases

The Trump administration’s “Migrant Protection Protocols,” or “MPP” forced tens of thousands of asylum seekers to live in Mexico while their cases were pending in U.S. immigration courts. The Biden Administration has allowed thousands of people who were subjected to MPP into the U.S., where they now await their asylum hearings. The materials on this page will assist attorneys representing asylum seekers formerly in MPP.


"My Day Will Come" Documentary & Interactive Experience

Habesha, USCRI, Fondo Canada, FMCAP, and CIDE
My Day Will Come gives an in-depth look into the challenges faced by people seeking asylum in the United States as a result of the Migrant Protection Protocols (MPP), also known as the “Remain in Mexico” policy.


MPP Winddown Overview

Immigration Justice Campaign
The Biden Administration has admitted many people formerly in MPP into the U.S. This brief practice advisory explains how that has worked, and what the next steps are for people who have been allowed into the U.S. from MPP.


A Step-by-Step Guide to Completing FOIA Requests with DHS

Immigrant Legal Resource Center
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Work Authorization for People Formerly in MPP

Immigration Justice Campaign
A practical guide to eligibility and procedures for obtaining work authorization for people formerly in MPP.


Cuban Adjustment Act Practice Advisory

Immigration Justice Campaign
A practical guide to eligibility and procedure for obtaining permanent residency status through the Cuban Adjustment Act.


Recorded Webinar: Representing Clients Formerly Subject to "Remain in Mexico" Who Are Eligible Under the Cuban Adjustment Act (CAA)

Immigration Justice Campaign and Americans for Immigrant Justice

In this video we discuss the practical and legal considerations for representing CAA-eligible clients in immigration proceedings when they were formerly subject to the Migrant Protection Protocols, a.k.a. “Remain in Mexico.”


Sample EAD Application for Post-MPP Cases

Immigration Justice Campaign
An annotated sample work authorization application for people formerly in MPP.


Sample Brief for Post-MPP Asylum Case

Catholic Charities Community Services, New York
A sample of a brief written for a post-MPP asylum case.
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