Congress Must Pass Dream and Promise Act Countdown to DED Expiration: 3 Days After this Sunday, March 31st, thousands of Liberians protected under Deferred Enforced Departure (DED) will lose their legal immigration status. As a result, Liberians who have lived in the U.S. for decades will be put at risk of deportation and family separation.… Continue »

Highlights Display Need for Congress to Pass Dream and Promise Act to Protect Families from Deportation Countdown to DED Expiration: 4 Days A year ago, the Trump administration unlawfully terminated the Deferred Enforcement Departure (DED) program for thousands of Liberians, some of whom have lived and worked in the U.S. for decades. As the March… Continue »

TPS Would Protected 72,000+ Venezuelan Nationals Today, more than 215 national, state, and local organizations in the areas of immigration, civil rights, human rights, labor, faith, and education called on the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen to immediately designate Venezuela for Temporary Protected Status (TPS). TPS is a humanitarian protection provides… Continue »

Alex Daugherty at the Miami Herald reports that yesterday, the Congressional Hispanic Caucus revealed legislation that will grant Dreamers, TPS and DED holders paths to citizenship in a combined bill. Unveiled before a Congressional hearing for the House Committee on the Judiciary, the bill be a much needed reprieve for hard-working immigrants, most of whom… Continue »

80 Faith Groups & 500 Faith Leaders Sign National Letter, Launch National Call-In Day Urging Congress to Provide Permanent Protections for TPS Holders & Dreamers Today, faith groups across the nation are standing up for Dreamers, Temporary Protected Status (TPS) holders, and Deferred Enforced Departure (DED) recipients by urging permanent protections in a letter to Congress. In… Continue »

Working Families United, the AFL-CIO and 30+ Nat’l Labor Institutions Send Letter to Congress to Pass Permanent Protections, Put TPS Holders and Dreamers on Path to Citizenship Today Working Families United, the AFL-CIO, and more than 30 national unions and labor institutions sent a letter to Congress expressing their broad support for legislation that makes the protections… Continue »

Local D.C. TPS Holder Fights to Stay with His Family Hamil Harris for the Washington City Paper tells the story of a local D.C. Temporary Protected Status (TPS) holder, Donaldo Posadas Caceres, who has worked building bridges up and down the northeast coast for years after being accepted into an apprenticeship with the International Union… Continue »

Thousands Rally in D.C. to Keep Trump from Separating Families and Deporting Hundreds of Thousands of TPS Holders Tuesday February 12th, Temporary Protected Status (TPS) holders from across the nation gathered to prove to the Trump administration they will not be intimidated by it’s racist policies, and to urge Congress to pass a permanent solution… Continue »

Today is the national day of action for temporary protected status (TPS) — a major mobilization where advocates are demanding justice and a permanent solution for TPS holders from 13 countries. The Trump Administration is slowly ending TPS for hundreds of thousands of longtime residents, by cancelling or failing to redesignate TPS for countries whose deadlines… Continue »

TPS Terminations, Motivated by Racism, Would Tear Families Apart San Francisco – Six adults with Temporary Protected Status (TPS) and two U.S. citizen children of TPS holders filed a class-action lawsuit today seeking to stop the unlawful termination of TPS for over 100,000 TPS holders from Honduras and Nepal and prevent the separation of tens of thousands of… Continue »