I invite you to sign on to a follow-up letter to DHS regarding the impact of Migrant Protection Protocols (MPP) on LGBT asylum seekers. On October 7th, twelve asylum seekers were returned to the Mexican town of Matamoros which the U.S Department of State
Travel Advisory has designated as a Level Four area— “Do not travel.” The Trump Administration’s execution of MPP has recklessly endangered the lives of LGBT migrants who are entitled to protection under domestic and international law.
We urge the Office of Inspector General at DHS to work with CRCL on an investigation into the return of LGBT asylum seekers to Mexico, whether the returns are in line with current DHS policies under MPP, and whether those policies
are in line with the law including our treaty obligations