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Instead of Reaching Predetermined Conclusions, Trump Administration Should Use an Objective Analysis of Country Conditions to Make Decisions Regarding TPS Extensions

Last week, the Trump Administration ended another TPS program – for Hondurans – despite reports from in-country diplomats, obtained by the Washington Post, that warned against doing so. This termination comes after 13 reviews and extensions across four other Republican and Democratic Administrations. Of the eight programs up for extension since Trump became President, this Administration has ended six, terminating TPS for … Continue reading »

ICYMI: In WaPo Op-Ed, Former Ambassadors Criticize Trump’s Termination of Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for Honduras

Former Ambassadors from Honduras and Panama Speak Out Against the Administration’s Termination of Honduran TPS Program Last Friday, the Trump Administration unjustly ended Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for Honduras. In an op-ed with the Washington Post, former Honduran Ambassador, James Nealon, and former Panama Ambassador, John Feeley, denounce the Administration’s decision and spell out why over 57,000 Honduran TPS … Continue reading »

ICYMI: WaPo Exposes How Trump Admin Ignored Senior Diplomats To Push Anti-Immigrant Policies

Trump reportedly ignored embassy cables with advice from senior U.S. diplomats regarding the deportation of immigrants with Temporary Protected Status (TPS) Last night, the Washington Post released a breaking article by Nick Miroff, Seung Min Kim, and Joshua Partlow that exposes the Trump Administration ignoring senior U.S. Diplomats’ advice to not deport over 300,000 Temporary Protected Status (TPS) holders. … Continue reading »

ICYMI: “What kind of country would tear apart and lock up Families fleeing violence in their homelands? Ours.”

The Los Angeles Times editorial board weighs in on the disturbing announcement from Jeff Sessions and the Trump Administration yesterday that will result in the purposeful separation of parents from their children. Read excerpts of the LA Times editorial below, “What kind of country would tear apart and lock up families fleeing violence in their homelands? Ours”: Atty. Gen. Jeff … Continue reading »

Decision to End Honduras Temporary Protected Status (TPS) is Disastrous for Honduran TPS Holders

Honduran TPS Holders Discuss Impact of Decision On Their Lives According to McClatchy and The Washington Post, the Trump Administration has terminated Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for yet another country in the throes of unrest and chaos. This time the country is Honduras, a country plagued by violence, social turmoil, and recurring natural disasters that left over 57,000 Hondurans … Continue reading »

ICYMI: Politico PRO and Newsy Highlight the Urgency of Hondurans with Temporary Protected Status (TPS) Facing Friday’s Deportation Decision

Honduras TPS Decision Deadline: 5/4/2018, 2 Days As the Honduran Temporary Protected Status (TPS) deadline looms, both Politico PRO and Newsy highlight the fear of various Honduran TPS holders and immigration advocates who are speaking out to urge the Trump Administration to extend TPS for the 57,000 legal immigrants from Honduras. Read the Politico PRO and Newsy article. Politico PRO Honduran immigrants implore Trump administration … Continue reading »

Decision To Deport 57,000 Hondurans Looms As 9,000 Nepali Immigrants Reel From Having Their Temporary Protected Status (TPS) Revoked

Honduras TPS Decision Deadline: 5/4/2018, 4 Days Last week, the Trump Administration delivered its decision to end Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for approximately 9,000 Nepalis living in the United States despite the country continuing to recover from a 2015 earthquake. This was the fifth decision by this Administration to force the deportation of legal immigrants with … Continue reading »

Pili Tobar: “Trump Administration’s Decision to Terminate Nepal TPS Marks Fifth – But Likely Not Final – Tally Mark in its Quest to Deport All Immigrants”

Today, the Trump Administration announced it would terminate Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for approximately 9,000 Nepali TPS holders, subjecting hardworking, tax-paying, and integral contributors to the fabric of our nation to deportation. According to Pili Tobar, Managing Director of America’s Voice: This Administration’s motion today to terminate TPS for Nepal marks the fifth in a string of heartless … Continue reading »

Adhikaar Condemns Trump Administration’s Decision To End Temporary Protected Status (TPS) For 9,000 Nepalis; Calls On Congress To Act

New York, N.Y. – TODAY, the Trump Administration announced that it is terminating the Temporary Protected Status (TPS) program for Nepal. The termination will take effect June 24, 2019. The TPS program has benefited 14,791 Nepalis since the country was first designated after the devastating earthquakes on April 25, 2015. Currently almost 9,000 Nepalis legally reside in … Continue reading »

ICYMI: Nicholas Kristof: “Why Does Trump Treat Immigrant Kids Cruelly? Because He Can”

In an alarming new piece, New York Times columnist Nicholas Kristof dissects Trump’s intentionally cruel immigration policies. As he concludes, “I don’t believe in open borders, and immigration policy is complex and difficult. Yet Trump isn’t making hard decisions but unconscionable ones. I am the son of a refugee myself, a beneficiary of America’s magnanimity, and today’s policies leave … Continue reading »