Today the Center for American Progress released a new report that finds no strong evidence Temporary Protected Status (TPS) designations increase irregular migration to the U.S. Last year, Hurricanes Eta and Iota swept through Central America, devastating the region including Nicaragua, Honduras, and El Salvador. Advocates and experts have called on the Biden administration to… Continue »

A recording of the call is available here. Earlier today advocates, experts, and impacted persons gathered on a press call to discuss the urgent need for the Biden Administration to designate Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for Central American countries devastated by hurricanes Eta and Iota. Back-to-back hurricanes Eta and Iota ripped through Central American last… Continue »

Douglas Rivlin: “Temporary Protected Status was created for this very scenario” In an exclusive for Reuters, Ted Hesson writes that the incoming Biden administration is “considering a plan” to provide Temporary Protected Status (TPS) protections for those from Honduras and Guatemala who have been impacted by the devastating hurricanes in November.  TPS would grant temporary… Continue »

Hurricanes Cost Upwards of $10 billion in Damages The aftermath of hurricanes Eta and Iota continue to cause mounting devastation in Central America, specifically in Guatemala, Honduras, and Nicaragua. Reuters reports that the natural disasters have cost more than $10 billion in damages. Separately, Aon’s monthly Global Catastrophe report, highlighted by the Insurance Journal, says… Continue »

Frank Sharry: “Pushed by a movement demanding action, supported by a public that hungers for solutions, and backed by a party that stands united on these issues, Joe Biden and Kamala Harris have an opportunity to become a proudly pro-immigrant, pro-refugee administration.” Yesterday, President-elect Biden committed to restoring America’s leadership on refugee issues, pledging to… Continue »

Watch a recorded version of today’s Latino voter webinar and discussion: HERE Visit https://electioneve2020.com for Latino voter national and state-specific data from 2020 American Election Eve Poll On a webinar held today, Latino voter experts presented key findings and implications from the Latino portion of the American Election Eve poll and the 2020 elections. The… Continue »

Watch the new video at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lypZsUJ_cKc&feature=youtu.be  A new video released today by America’s Voice highlights how America relies on immigrants. The video, narrated by former Trump undocumented worker Sandra Diaz, notes how the President’s hypocritical history of employing and exploiting undocumented workers “reveals the truth”: “America relies on immigrants like us. We put food on… Continue »

6,600 TPS holders in MD Working at Forefront of the COVID-19 Response A recording of the call is available here. Earlier today, Temporary Protected Status (TPS) holders on the frontlines of the coronavirus pandemic in Maryland joined Senator Chris Van Hollen (D-MD) and immigration experts and organizers to discuss the critical role TPS holders have… Continue »

TPS Would Provide Work Permits, Protection from Deportation for 14,000 Bahamians More than 100 international, national, state, and local organizations sent a urged Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Acting Director Kevin McAleenan grant Bahamian nationals Temporary Protected Status (TPS) due to Hurricane Dorian’s massive destruction and displacement of Bahamian nationals. Click here for a media… Continue »

The call will urge the Trump Administration to stop the wall and stop the lies A recording of the call is available here. Earlier today, Fernando Garcia, the executive director of the Border Network for Human Rights, Linda Rivas of the Women’s March of El Paso, Rep. Veronica Escobar (TX-16), and Beto O’Rourke gathered to… Continue »