Here is a recording of the call. San Francisco, CA –  On a press call earlier today, Temporary Protected Status (TPS) holders, plaintiffs, and attorneys in the ongoing Ramos v. Nielsen lawsuit discussed the implications of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS)’s plan to abide by the October 3rd court order that blocked the termination of TPS for… Continue »

TPS Families Look to Pope as They Grapple with Possible Family Separation and Return to Violent Conditions In an new piece for the Las Vegas Review Journal, reporter Meghin Delaney lifts up the voice of Alessandra Granados, after Granados visited with Pope Francis and plead with him to help her family after the Trump administration… Continue »

In a continuation of articles for USA Today, Alan Gomez highlights the new rationale being used by the Trump administration to terminate TPS for over 300,000 TPS holders. Gomez also clearly explains the dangerous and deteriorating conditions in the six countries that TPS holders will be forced to return to once their respective programs expire.… Continue »

In-Depth 3-Part Series Exposes Uncertainty Facing TPS Holders, the Litigation to Stop Terminations, and Countries at Risk In an artfully written new series of articles for USA Today, Alan Gomez highlights the heart-wrenching decisions Temporary Protected Status (TPS) holders are facing after the administration’s termination of TPS for Sudan, Nicaragua, Honduras, El Salvador, Haiti, and… Continue »

As the midterms loom, the looming deportations following the Trump Administration’s termination of Temporary Protected Status (TPS) holders is increasingly playing a role in campaigns as elected representatives feel the pressure to secure a permanent legislative solution for the hundreds of thousands of TPS holders that could be forcibly deported and separated from their families,… Continue »

Kavanaugh’s Elevation Could Impact the Ultimate Fate of Ramos v. Nielsen Following the Injunction Last Week on the Trump Administration’s Termination of TPS In an article for USA Today, Alan Gomez brings up the future of immigration policy in light of Brett Kavanaugh’s recent confirmation to the Supreme Court. Gomez highlights that the Supreme Court… Continue »

Last week, Judge Edward Chen issued a preliminary injunction blocking the administration’s termination of Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for legal immigrants from El Salvador, Nicaragua, Haiti, and Sudan. While the decision was cheered by TPS holders and advocates nationwide, it is a temporary relief for a much bigger crisis. The injunction will only remain in… Continue »

TPS Holders Celebrate Temporary Relief, Their Futures Remain in Limbo In a powerful piece, Jennifer Medina of the New York Times gives Temporary Protected Status (TPS) holders and their families the opportunity to give voice their hopes, fears and experiences as the Trump administration seeks to deport them and a federal Judge imposes a preliminary… Continue »

Here is recording of the call. Earlier today, Temporary Protected Status (TPS) holders, immigration  lawyers, and advocates gathered to discuss Judge Edward Chen’s decision to issue a preliminary injunction against the Trump administration’s termination of TPS for Sudan, Haiti, Nicaragua, and El Salvador. The injunction will give temporary relief until the lawsuit challenging the administration’s decision… Continue »

Yesterday, a federal court issued a forceful decision to temporarily block the Trump Administration from ending Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for Sudan, Haiti, El Salvador, and Nicaragua while the court considers the merits of the case. The judge cited “irreparable harm and great hardship” to beneficiaries and their children if TPS is terminated. In addition,… Continue »