MPP Asylum Seekers
The Biden Administration has recently announced a plan for the legalization of immigrants living in the United States as early as January 21, 2021, however those protections may not include immigrants awaiting asylum along the U.S. Mexico Border.
On January 20, 2021 The U.S. Department of Homeland Security announced that the program will not be taking in any new asylum applicants for its Migrant Protection Protocols (MPP) program.
The Agency also advices that migrants awaiting outside of the country should remain waiting outside the country, however, the advisory is not meant to suggest that asylum seekers will receive legal status.
The in the advisory the agency says, “individuals outside of the United States will not be eligible for legal status under the bill President Biden sent to Congress.