Department of Homeland Security to Begin Pilot Program for Voluntary Interior Repatriation of Mexican Nationals [June 29, 2004] [open pdf - 9KB]
In an effort to reduce the cycle of illegal border crossing and the violence associated with human smuggling, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security announced a bilateral agreement between the United States and Mexico establishing principles for a voluntary repatriation program. Under this interior repatriation pilot program, Mexican nationals will be given the option of returning to their place of origin when apprehended for illegal entry.
Dept. of Homeland Security: http://www.dhs.gov/