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Religious Leaders Denounce Trump Administration Decision to Terminate Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for Haitians

A recording of today’s call is available here. Religious leaders, advocates and immigrants gathered on a press call today in response to the news that Temporary Protected Status, or TPS, for Haitians living in the United States has been terminated by the Trump Administration. Lys Isma, Haitian TPS recipient who came to the United States at … Continue reading »

TPS Holders, Community Leaders React To Trump Administration’s Unconscionable Decision to End Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for Haitians

A recording of today’s call is available here. In response to the news that Temporary Protected Status, or TPS, for Haitians living in the United States has been terminated, faith voices and advocates gathered on a call to denounce the decision and call on Congress to enact a permanent legislative solution for TPS holders to protect … Continue reading »

This is What Mass Deportation Looks Like

Haitian TPS Termination the Latest in Long Line of Administration Decisions Aimed at Kicking Out and Keeping Out Immigrants and Refugees Yesterday’s decision by the Trump Administration to end Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for more than 50,000 Haitians in the U.S. is a cruel, heartless and stupid decision. When viewed through a wider lens, the Haitian TPS … Continue reading »

Advocates, TPS Holders, Business Leaders & Experts Condemn Trump Administration’s Decision to End Temporary Protected Status For 50,000 Haitians; Call on Congress To Act

A recording of today’s call is available here. On a press call tonight, experts and advocates, including representatives of the business community, the Haitian community and TPS holders, condemned the Trump Administration’s unprincipled decision to end Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for 50,000 Haitians. Royce Murray, Policy Director, American Immigration Council, said: The decision to terminate TPS for … Continue reading »

New York Times Editorial: ‘Let the Haitians Stay’

‘Unless their status is extended this week, they must leave by Jan. 22.’ DHS Must Decide Whether To Deport 50,000 Haitian Immigrants By Thanksgiving Day The New York Times published an editorial today calling on the Trump Administration to extend Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for Haitians. The piece in its entirety can be accessed here, and follows below: The Temporary … Continue reading »

Marco Rubio: ‘Extend TPS for Haitians in the United States’

DHS Must Decide Whether To Deport 50,000 Haitian Immigrants By Thanksgiving Day Miami, FL – In an op-ed for the Miami Herald, Senator Marco Rubio of Florida urges the administration to extend Haiti’s TPS designation for 18 more months, citing country conditions which have rendered Haiti presently unable to absorb a large number of returnees. The full piece can … Continue reading »

ICYMI: CLINIC, NYU, and USCCB Release Trio of Reports on Horrific Conditions in Haiti That Point to Urgency of Extending Temporary Protected Status (TPS)

DHS Must Decide Whether To Deport 50,000 Haitian Immigrants By Thanksgiving Day Silver Spring, MD – A trio of recent reports on Haiti’s recovery from natural and man-made disasters points to the urgency of extending Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for the 50,000 hardworking, taxpaying fully vetted Haitian immigrants living in the United States. Department of Homeland Security … Continue reading »

Dreamers and South Florida Leaders Call on Senator Rubio, Representatives Diaz-Balart and Curbelo to Pass the Dream Act and Support Legalization of all TPS Families

More than One Million Immigrants – DACA and TPS Recipients – At Risk of Losing their Status and Being Deported  A recording of today’s event is available here Miami, FL – Today, undocumented youth, immigrant mothers and TPS recipients joined Florida voters and leaders to discuss why a legislative solution for Dreamers and TPS recipients is … Continue reading »

GOP Governor Urges DHS to extend Temporary Protected Status for Haitian, Honduran and Salvadoran Immigrants

Haiti’s Decision Deadline On Thanksgiving Day Boston, MA  – Governor Charlie Baker on Tuesday sent a letter to acting Homeland Security Secretary Elaine Duke asking her to let citizens of Haiti, El Salvador and Honduras remain in the United States. Governor Baker wrote: It is not consistent with the traditions and values of the United States to order the return … Continue reading »

TOMORROW: Confirmation Vote on Nielsen Despite Senators’ Serious Concerns About Her Independence From White House

Questions Raised After WH Chief of Staff John Kelly Attempted to Strong Arm Acting DHS Secretary Duke in the DHS Decision on Honduran TPS Tomorrow, members of the Senate committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs are scheduled to vote on the confirmation of Kirstjen Nielsen, the Trump Administration’s nominee to lead the Department of … Continue reading »

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