On March 3, 2022, the Department of Homeland Security announced a new Temporary Protected Status (TPS) designation for Ukrainians already living in the United States. TPS has been used to give protections for immigrants fleeing natural disasters, political instability, and humanitarian crises.  Secretary Mayorkas stated in the announcement, “Russia’s premeditated and unprovoked attack on Ukraine… Continue »

Washington, DC – As in-country armed conflict continues and Cameroonians deported from the United States face human rights abuses upon their return, the Biden-Harris Administration continues to fail to issue Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for Cameroon.  Today, at a rally outside the White House scheduled for 11 AM, a #TPS4Cameroon rally will be held, led by… Continue »

Washington, DC – Below is a column by Maribel Hastings and David Torres from America’s Voice en Español translated to English from Spanish.  Wednesday, February 2, marks the first anniversary of President Biden’s executive order to develop a regional plan addressing the root causes of migration from Central America, as well as mechanisms to manage… Continue »

Washington, DC – Tomorrow is the one-year anniversary of an Executive Order from President Biden that aimed to develop a “multi-pronged approach toward managing migration throughout North and Central America that reflects the Nation’s highest values” and ultimately “foster sustainable societies” throughout the Northern Triangle. Just last week, Vice President Harris’ trip to Honduras reiterated… Continue »

Este miércoles 2 de febrero se cumple el primer aniversario de la orden ejecutiva girada por el presidente Joe Biden para desarrollar un plan regional a fin de abordar las causas de la migración desde América Central, así como mecanismos para manejar dicho flujo humano y las peticiones de asilo. Habían pasado cuatro largos años… Continue »

Start with TPS Redesignations to Advance Greater Economic Stability in Central America Washington, DC – Vice President Kamala Harris is traveling to Honduras tomorrow for the inauguration of new President Xiomara Castro. As NPR’s “Morning Edition” highlights, “[T]hat Harris is going at all shows this new relationship is very important to the White House …… Continue »

Washington, DC — A letter from Senator Bob Menendez (D-NJ), Chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, and 32 Senate Colleagues urges the Biden Administration to expand Temporary Protected Status (TPS) to protect vulnerable Central Americans from deportation to unsafe conditions.  As the COVID-19 crisis continues to rage and more than a year after devastating… Continue »

Washington, DC – Over the holidays, three leading media observers of immigration policy and politics weighed in with assessments of the Biden administration’s first year, highlighting disillusionment with the administration’s failures to live up to their stated promises to turn the page from Trump’s cruelty and chaos on immigration. These observers and the sources they… 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 »