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TPS Holders from Honduras and Nepal Sue Trump Administration to Prevent Unlawful Deportation of 100,000 People

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 reading »

New York Daily News: TPS Holder Attends State of the Union to Tell Trump He Deserves to Stay

“Haitian who started martial arts school for kids says Trump needs to rethink immigration policy” Present at last night’s State of the Union was Gerald Michaud. He is a husband, father, martial arts teacher, and Temporary Protected Status (TPS) holder. In a New York Daily News article by Michael McAuliff, Gerald discusses the importance of … Continue reading »

TPS Families Will March in D.C. on Feb 12th Calling on Congress to Enact Permanent Protections

“It was racism that motivated the termination of TPS, but it is the values of family unity, equality, and inclusion that must triumph.” The National TPS Alliance announced plans for a major mobilization in Washington, DC on February 12 to demand TPS justice and a permanent solution for TPS holders from all 13 countries. TPS … Continue reading »

WUSA 9: Prince George’s County Man Fights to Protect Temporary Protected Status From Ending

Activist, Ironworker, and Son Shares How TPS Has Changed His Life and Why He’s Fighting for a Permanent Solution William Martinez Cruz is a successful ironworker, a son, and most recently- an activist. Stephanie Ramirez at WUSA 9 reports that, as a Temporary Protected Status (TPS) holder, he has joined the fight to protest Trump’s … Continue reading »

NowThis: Termination of TPS “Not Only Inhumane, It’s Bad Economics”

Union President James Boland Discusses Detrimental Impacts of Administration’s Termination of TPS In a new video for NowThis, James Boland, President of the International Union for Bricklayers and Allied Craftworkers and member of Working Families United, discusses the devastating impacts of the Trump administration’s termination of Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for hundreds of thousands of … Continue reading »

ICYMI: Miami Herald, “A trial on whether Trump has the right to end TPS for Haiti ends. Now comes the wait.”

9 Years After Haiti Earthquake, Need for Residency Remains Apparent As the nine year anniversary of the earthquake that devastated Haiti looms tomorrow, the trial defending Haitian Temporary Protected Status (TPS) has ended. Jacqueline Charles at the Miami Herald gives a thorough summary of the TPS- centered trial, Saget et al v. Trump, that ended … Continue reading »

NPR: A Mom And Her Teenage Daughter Brace For A Future Apart

TPS Holders & Their Family Faced with Separation as Result of Administration’s Termination of Immigration Status Featured in NPR’s Morning Edition, Maria Rivas, a Temporary Protected Status (TPS) holder originally from El Salvador, and her 15 year old daughter Emily, a U.S. citizen, face the unbearable reality of family separation after the Trump administration terminated … Continue reading »

TPS Trial Continues: Blockbuster Emails Reveal Trump Admin Decision to Terminate Haiti TPS was Purely Political, Not Research Based

According to reporter Adam Geller at the Associated Press, blockbuster new emails revealed in an ongoing trial around the termination of Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for Haiti, Saget et al v. Trump, show that the Trump administration “was so bent on ending TPS that it ignored the U.S. government’s own research showing that Haiti was … Continue reading »

ICYMI: First Day Of New Trial Further Exposes Trump’s Racism in Ending TPS for 59,000 Haitians

Yesterday, Haitian immigrants with Temporary Protected Status (TPS), attorneys, and community allies told a federal judge that Trump administration’s termination of Haitian TPS was founded in discrimination against people of color and immigrants. Plaintiffs argue that the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) disregarded clear evidence of housing and food insecurity in Haiti and ended humanitarian … Continue reading »