This past week, in the latest effort to limit the program that protects immigrant youth from deportation, the DHS unveiled yet another anti-immigrant plan in their memo on the current and future status of the DACA program .Earlier today, in response to the memo, immigration lawyers and advocates came together to discuss the DACA program,… Continue »

131,000 of 300,000+ TPS Holders Across the Country Working in Essential Industries as They Fight to Stay in the U.S. With Their Families Temporary Protected Status (TPS) holders are on the frontlines battling both a deadly pandemic and the Trump administration. Despite serving as essential workers directly helping other Americans cope with the coronavirus pandemic,… Continue »

5,600 TPS holders in MA Working at Forefront of the COVID-19 Response A recording of the call is available here Temporary Protected Status (TPS) holders on the frontlines of the coronavirus pandemic and members of the Massachusetts TPS Committee joined Senator Ed Markey (D-MA) and immigration advocates to discuss the critical role TPS holders have… Continue »

July 25, 2020 marks one year since a bill that would designate Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for Venezuela has been stalled in the Senate while the president continues to pledge support for the Venezuelan people. The Department of Homeland Security also has authority to designate TPS but has failed to act. TPS for Venezuela would… Continue »

 As the Coronavirus continues to take its toll on our country and the state of Maryland, Temporary Protected Status (TPS) workers continue to put their lives on the line to combat the pandemic. Over 6,600 essential workers in Maryland have TPS— they are healthcare workers, janitors, small business owners, delivery and rideshare drivers, and more.… 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 »

“…How can you pack 20 years of your life?” In a new article for the St. Cloud Times, reporter Nora G. Hertel highlights the experiences of Temporary Protected Status (TPS) holders living in Minnesota who are under constant threat from the Trump administration during a global pandemic. In her article, Hertel covers TPS holders who… Continue »

A recording of the call is available here. Earlier today, Congresswoman Ilhan Omar (D-MN) was joined by Temporary Protected Status (TPS) holders and immigration advocates in Minnesota to discuss living in a pandemic under constant threat from the Trump administration and issue a call to action for Congress to provide a permanent solution for TPS… Continue »

Trump, Wolf Set on Trying Again to Deport Dreamers   Stunned by their loss at the Supreme Court on DACA, President Trump and his administration are predictably relying on falsehoods and blame-shifting excuses. President Trump said at his infamous Tulsa rally, “People don’t understand but we actually won on DACA yesterday.” Acting DHS Secretary Chad… Continue »

28,000 Essential Workers with TPS in California Alone In a new article for KQED, Farida Jhabvala Romero highlights the stories of essential workers with Temporary Protected status (TPS) working to protect their communities throughout California and across the country during the Coronavirus pandemic. Romero describes the challenges Fernando Flores, and others like him, face as… Continue »