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Migrant Protection Protocols (MPP)

February 13, 2019

ICE Policy 11088.1: Implementation of the Migrant Protection Protocols

On January 25, 2019, Secretary Nielsen issued a memorandum entitled Policy Guidance for Implementation of the Migrant Protection Protocols, in which she provided guidance for the implementation of the Migrant Protection Protocols (MPP) announced on December 20, 2018, an arrangement between the United States and Mexico to address the migration crisis along our southern border. Pursuant to the Secretary's direction, this memorandum provides guidance to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) about its role in the implementation of the MPP.

Migrant Protection Protocols Guidance for Enforcement and Removal Operations Field Office Directors

This memorandum provides operational guidance to impacted Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO) field offices to ensure that the Migrant Protection Protocols (MPP) are implemented in accordance with applicale law, the Secretary's January 25, 2019, memorandum, Policy Guidance for Implementation of the Migrant Protection ProtocolsActing Director Vitiello's February 12, 2019, memorandum of the same title, and other applicable policies and procedures.

Last Reviewed/Updated: 11/12/2019