Seeking asylum: Part 2

Tom K. Wong, PhD w/assistance from Vanessa Ceceña, US Immigration Policy Center (October 29, 2019)

From July 2019 to October 2019, the U.S. Immigration Policy Center (USIPC) at UC San Diego partnered with migrant shelters in Tijuana, Mexico and in Mexicali, Mexico to survey asylum seekers who have been returned to Mexico under the Migrant Protection Protocols (MPP), also known as the “Remain in Mexico” policy. A total of 607 asylum seekers were interviewed, which makes this the most comprehensive analysis to date of the impact of the Remain in Mexico policy.

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