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ICYMI: Immigration Leaders Oscar Chacón & Sulma Arias Pen Op-Ed Urging Permanent Protections for TPS Holders

“For the more than 300,000 immigrants in the United States with Temporary Protected Status, every day brings them one step closer to deportation.” A new op-ed for The Progressive penned by Oscar Chacón, co-founder and executive director of Alianza Americas, and Sulma Arias, immigration field director of the Fair Immigration Reform Movement Campaign at Community … Continue reading »

America’s Voice Education Fund Applauds ACLU SoCal Court Filing Highlighting Bombshell Report On Trump Administration Illegally Terminating TPS

“‘Trump administration favored a predetermined political decision’ to end TPS” Yesterday, litigators from the ACLU SoCal filed a letter to draw attention to new developments regarding Temporary Protected Status (TPS) in relation to the lawsuit Ramos v. Nielsen. The letter draws the court’s attention to the recent explosive Senate Foreign Relations Committee report released by … Continue reading »

Senate Foreign Relations Report Shows Trump Administration Injected “2020 election” Considerations into TPS Decisions

Is it a Hatch Act Violation?   Yesterday, Senator Menendez, as the Ranking Member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee (SFRC), released a minority committee staff report outlining a highly irregular, improper, and illegal process used by the Trump administration to end Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for almost 400,000 people from El Salvador, Haiti, and Honduras. … Continue reading »

ICYMI: New Report Exposes Trump Administration Illegally Using TPS Terminations To Boost Re-election, Endangering National Security

Yesterday, Democrats on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, spearheaded by Sen. Bob Menendez, released a report spotlighting that the Trump administration’s decision to accelerate the termination of Temporary Protected Status (TPS) may have illegally put America’s national security and the lives of hundreds of thousands of US citizen children at risk to benefit his 2020 … Continue reading »

Bombshell Senate Report Exposes Political Motives for Ending TPS

Today, Sen. Robert Menendez (D-NJ) and Senate Foreign Relations Committee Democrats released a report on how the Trump administration ended Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for hundreds of thousands of immigrants in the U.S. The report clearly indicates that political considerations for the Trump 2020 reelection campaign outweighed strenuous warnings from experts at the State Department. … Continue reading »

BREAKING: Vox Exclusive: “State Department officials warned Trump not to revoke protections for immigrants”

 Trump was warned that terminating Temporary Protected Status “put national security, foreign relations, and the immigrants’ American-born children at risk, according to internal State Department documents.” In an exclusive article for Vox, Nicole Narea breaks that senior officials across government bureaus and agencies, from the State Department to consular offices, recommended that Temporary Protected Status … Continue reading »

Virginia TPS & DED Holders, Allies, & Leaders are Fighting Back

“We will not go away silent” A recording of today’s press call is available here. On a press call today, a panel of Temporary Protected Status (TPS) and Deferred Enforced Departure (DED) holders, local Virginia leaders, and organizers discussed the ongoing terror integral members of Virginian communities are experiencing as the Trump administration races to … Continue reading »

ICYMI: Behind the Movement with José A. Palma, a National Leader in the fight to Save TPS

“We need legislation that continues to protect this community so we all thrive.” In a series of interviews and profiles by the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative that highlights the courageous leaders of some of our nation’s most important issues, José Palma, National TPS Alliance spokesperson and coordinator, discusses his story as a Temporary Protected Status (TPS) … Continue reading »

America’s Voice Education Fund Responds to El Salvador-U.S. Agreement Regarding TPS

“TPS holders and their families are not bargaining chips. They deserve a permanent solution, one that only Congress can give.” Below is statement from Douglas Rivlin, Director of Communication for America’s Voice, on the agreement between the U.S. and El Salvadoran governments regarding the announcement of a one-year reprieve for Salvadorans with TPS. Although there … Continue reading »