Originally published from #WelcomeWithDignity   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: December 2, 2021 CONTACT: press@welcomewithdignity.org   #WelcomeWithDignity Denounces Biden Administration’s Expansion of MPP, Calls for this Unlawful and Cruel Policy to be Ended Once and For All   Washington — Today the Biden administration announced it will restart and expand the implementation of the Migrant Protection Protocols (MPP), also known… Continue »

TPS is an effective solution for humanitarian aid and regional stability and TPS is a decision solely at the President’s discretion A new piece in the Austin American-Statesman underscores the link between widespread hunger and migration pressures, especially in our hemisphere. More than two million people are estimated to have fled Haiti and the Northern… Continue »

Yesterday, advocates rallied outside the White House to call out President Biden for failing to grant TPS designations for humanitarian relief one year after devastating hurricanes. New TPS designations provide security for families already living and working in the U.S., and will help stabilize a region grappling with acute food insecurity and child malnutrition, widespread… Continue »

Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, and El Salvador Grappling With Compounding Crises & In Need of Immediate Relief On the one year anniversary of twin hurricanes Eta and Iota devastating Central America, the spotlight is on the Biden Administration for its failure to grant new Temporary Protected Status (TPS) designations for nationals of Guatemala, Honduras, El Salvador,… Continue »

Remittances “instrumental” in lifting families out of poverty, contributing to GDP A report from the Center for American Progress emphasizes the critical need for new Temporary Protected Status (TPS) designations for Central American countries devastated by the compounding impact of natural disasters, economic instability, food and water insecurity, and the COVID-19 pandemic. As we mark… Continue »

Nearly a year after devastating hurricanes, climate change driven displacement impacting Guatemala Almost a year after Hurricanes Eta and Iota devastated the Northern Triangle, AFP reports Guatemalans are still struggling with widespread displacement, food insecurity, and economic deterioration.  The back-to-back storms in November 2020 compounded with the COVID-19 crisis have left 2.8 million people in… Continue »

Washington, DC – Yesterday, the Biden Administration announced steps to reinstate the Central American Minors Program. The program will allow young people in danger in Central America to apply for reunification with their parents who are living in the United States. The goal is to provide alternatives to children at risk. They can apply for… Continue »

A recording of the call is available here.   Earlier today, potential TPS holders, advocates, and experts joined Rep. Joaquin Castro (D-TX20) to explain the urgent need for the Biden Administration to designate El Salvador and Honduras for TPS. Country conditions in El Salvador, Honduras, and throughout Central America have continued to deteriorate over the years… Continue »

Washington, DC – Earlier today, potential TPS holders, advocates, and experts joined together to explain the urgent need for the Biden Administration to designate Nicaragua for TPS. Country conditions in Nicaragua have continued to deteriorate over the years with increased violence, corruption, environmental disasters and impacts of climate change —all of which has been compounded… Continue »

White House

Washington, DC – Hoy la Casa Blanca dio a conocer su estrategia para abordar el origen de la migración forzada desde Centroamérica. Es un elemento crucial del plan de acción de Biden en torno a la inmigración.   Compartimos a continuación un comunicado de Frank Sharry, Director Ejecutivo de America’s Voice, al respecto: El gobierno de… Continue »