Letter: Allowing TPS To End Could “Force The Separation of Families” Over 100 members of Congress signed a letter calling on Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to reinstate Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for El Salvador, Honduras, and Haiti. The termination of TPS for hundreds of thousands of hard-working, full vetted immigrants legally living and raising… Continue »

Expiration Date for TPS for Nicaragua: 1/5/2019 The Miami Herald Editorial Board agrees with Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (FL-27) that Temporary Protected Status (TPS) protections for Nicaraguans should be kept in place. If deported to Nicaragua, over 5,000 Nicaraguans will face violence and oppression as well as potential separation from their U.S. citizen children here in… Continue »

Temporary Protected Status (TPS) Holders Face Uncertainty and Family Separation if Program Expires in 2019 Fox 4 news reports that without action from Congress, thousands of Haitian TPS holders will face potential deportation and separation from their children and families after the Trump administration terminated the program.  Thousands of Haitians in the South Florida community… Continue »

Andrew Scheinthal and Tania Francois of WSVN News Miami tell the story of Haitian Temporary Protected Status (TPS) holders Rony and Marjorie Ponthieux in order to shed light on TPS families that could be separated by the program’s expiration. If TPS is allowed to expire for El Salvador, Haiti, Honduras, Nicaragua, and Sudan, over 273,000… Continue »

Recent environmental disaster provide basis for protecting 500k+ Guatemalans Today, over 300 national, state, and local immigrant, religious, labor, and civil rights organizations sent a letter to Kristjen Nielsen, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS), asking her to grant Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for Guatemala in light of recent environmental disasters. TPS provides the… Continue »

Thousands of Haitian Temporary Protected Status (TPS) holders are terrified of their futures as 2019 deadline approaches Martin Vassolo  from the Miami Herald highlights the fear spreading across Haitian communities as the Temporary Protected Status (TPS) program is less than a year out from its expiration on July 22, 2019 after the Trump Administration ended… Continue »

Deportation & Family Separation Dates: Sudan: November 2, 2018 Nicaragua: January 5, 2019 Nepal: June 24, 2019 Haiti: July 22, 2019 El Salvador: September 9, 2019 Honduras: January 5, 2020 Reuters reports that yesterday a Boston judge rejected the Trump administration’s bid to end a lawsuit arguing that the termination of Temporary Protected Status (TPS)… Continue »

Haitian Deportation & Family Separation Date: July 22, 2019 This weekend marked one year until Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for Haiti expires after the Trump Administration canceled the program earlier this year. In just one year — on July 22, 2019 — the Trump administration will begin deporting more than 50,000 Haitian immigrants legally working… Continue »

18 Month Extension Without Re-designation Will Deport Families Who Arrived After the Deadline In yet another decision that threatens the livelihoods of  immigrants, the Trump administration decided earlier today not to re-designate Somalia for Temporary Protected Status (TPS). The decision forces families who have arrived in the U.S. after the deadline to be forced back… Continue »

Tal Kopan reports for CNN  that the Trump administration was warned by intelligence analysts in a report that ending Temporary Protected Status (TPS) would increase undocumented immigration but acted to terminate the program anyways.   You can read Topan’s full article below:   The Trump administration was warned by intelligence analysts that ending protections for… Continue »