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Violations of human rights occurring in Mexico as a result of the Remain in Mexico program.

A Report for Hope Border Institute. 



International Human Rights & Conflict Resolution Clinic


Remain in Mexico Violations and threats

Remain in Mexico is a violation to the right to asylum & a threat to the lives and welfare of migrants.


Guide to 'Remain in Mexico'

Follow your way through this flowchart to learn more about 'Remain in Mexico' and the intricacies of the policy implemented by the US government. (También disponible en español)

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Frontera Facts: Remain in Mexico

HOPE has compiled the most common questions about MPP (Migrant Protection Protocols or 'Remain in Mexico') in this useful fact sheet. Read this Frontera Facts to learn the basics about the MPP.


Guide to Asylum at the Border

Seeking asylum at our southern border is no easy feat though it is completely legal. Learn the basics of seeking asylum at the border with this flowchart. (También disponible en español)


Webinar: Seven Weeks of Remain in Mexico. A Real-Time Update from El Paso, TX

What is “Remain in Mexico”?, What is happening in El Paso/Juarez?, What can you do? Find out the answer to these questions and more by watching the video below.​



On January 24th, 2019 the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced it would begin forcing some asylum seekers arriving at our southern border to remain in Mexico while they apply for asylum, a policy known as the Migrant Protection Protocols (MPP) or “Remain in Mexico”.


The Hope Border Institute denounces the Remain in Mexico program. This practice violates human rights, presents obstacles to due process and threatens the lives and well-being of families and individuals.

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