The U.S. Division of Justice (DOJ) and the Division of Homeland Safety (DHS) revealed a joint assertion on rescheduling hearings below the Migrant Safety Protocols (MPP) [PDF version]. We mentioned the MPP intimately in a full article on web site [see article].
The DOJ and DHS are working to renew MPP hearings as quickly as doable. Nonetheless, in mild of the continued coronavirus outbreak and its unfold in Mexico, the DOJ and DHS have agreed to postpone each MPP hearings and in-person doc service via, and together with, July 17, 2020.
The DOJ and DHS anticipate resuming MPP hearings on July 20, 2020. Nonetheless, whether or not MPP hearings can resume at the moment will rely on public well being and security indicators. Within the meantime, the DOJ and DHS are engaged on making certain compliance with relevant Facilities for Illness Management (CDC) social distancing tips. They’re additionally engaged on procuring gear and sources that can be needed to make sure the security of MPP hearings.
The DOJ and DHS will reevaluate the timing for resuming MPP hearings on a weekly foundation.
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