A Year of Horrors: The Trump Administration’s Illegal Returns of Asylum Seekers to Danger in Mexico

1/20 Under MPP, DHS officers have returned more than 59,000 asylum seekers and migrants to wait in
danger in Mexico. As of December 2019, DHS sent at least 26,000 individuals to Nuevo Laredo and
Matamoros in the notoriously dangerous state of Tamaulipas, which the U.S. State Department
designates as a Level 4 “Do Not Travel” the same threat assessment given to Afghanistan, Iran, Libya, and