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Separation of families via the ‘Migrant Protection Protocols’

WRC complaint submitted to Department of Homeland Security

The Women’s Refugee Commission filed this complaint to the Department of Homeland Security on behalf of numerous families who were separated by U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials along the U.S. southwestern border, where at least some member(s) of the family were placed into the administration’s so-called ‘Migrant Protection Protocols’ (also known as ‘Remain in Mexico’ or RIM program) and sent back to Mexico.

United States Children Migrant Women Asylum Detention and Separation Rights and Justice One-pagers