Last night, Acting Secretary of Homeland Security Elaine Duke announced her decision to terminate the Temporary Protected Status (TPS) designation for Nicaragua with a delayed effective date of 12 months before the designation ultimately terminates on January 5, 2019. DHS did not reach a decision for Honduran TPS holders, automatically triggering a six month extension. The… Continue »

Call On the Administration To Extend TPS Status For Haiti Before the Upcoming November 23, 2017 Deadline A recording of today’s call is available here. Today, immigration, national security, and faith leaders and experts, condemned the Trump Administration for its decision last night to revoke temporary protected status (TPS) from fully vetted, hardworking, taxpaying Nicaraguans while punting on a… Continue »

Last night, the Department of Homeland Security announced its decision to terminate Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for 2,500 Nicaraguans, with a 12 month phase-out period; to defer a decision on 57,000 Hondurans with TPS, triggering an automatic extension of 6 months; and announced no decision on the future of 50,000 Haitian TPS holders, with a… Continue »

Department of Homeland Security Must Answer to Nationwide Advocacy TODAY marks the day by which the Department of Homeland Security must make a decision for the future of tens of thousands of Hondurans and Nicaraguans protected under Temporary Protected Status (TPS) and living in the United States. This past weekend also saw numerous demonstrations and rallies organized… Continue »

If DHS follows through with revocation, Congress will have to step up The Washington Post is reporting that the State Department is recommending that Temporary Protected Status (TPS) be revoked for over 300,000 Honduran, Nicaraguan, Haitian and Salvadorans living and working in the United States. This recommendation is likely to result in a final DHS termination decision… Continue »

11/6/17 Decision deadline for 59,550 Hondurans and Nicaraguans: 3 DAYS 11/23/17 Decision deadline for 50,000 Haitians: 20 DAYS 01/08/18 Decision deadline for 195,000 Salvadorans: 66 DAYS In a letter to Acting Secretary Elaine Duke, seven House Republicans call on the Department of Homeland Security to extend Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for Hondurans and Nicaraguans.  The letter is signed by Representatives Valadao… Continue »

11/6/17 Decision deadline for 59,550 Hondurans and Nicaraguans: 4 DAYS 11/23/17 Decision deadline for 50,000 Haitians: 21 DAYS 01/08/18 Decision deadline for 195,000 Salvadorans: 67 DAYS MIAMI, Florida – In a Politico piece, Sergio Bustos highlights Miami Archbishop Wenski’s historic and committed advocacy for the rights of immigrants, in this case, for immigrants protected under Temporary Protected Status (TPS). The faith perspective comes at… Continue »

320,000 Face Imminent Revocation and Deportation By Trump Administration A recording of today’s call is available here. 11/6/17 Decision deadline for 59,550 Hondurans and Nicaraguans: 5 DAYS 11/23/17 Decision deadline for 50,000 Haitians: 22 DAYS 01/08/18 Decision deadline for 195,000 Salvadorans: 68 DAYS On a press call today, religious leaders convened to discuss the importance and moral implications of protecting Temporary Protected… Continue »

A full recording of the Senator’s speech is available here. 11/6/17 Decision deadline for 59,550 Hondurans and Nicaraguans: 6 DAYS 11/23/17 Decision deadline for 50,000 Haitians: 23 DAYS 01/08/18 Decision deadline for 195,000 Salvadorans: 69 DAYS Senator Van Hollen (D-MD) on the floor today called directly on President Trump and Acting Secretary Duke to “make the right call, to make the humane… Continue »

11/6/17 Decision deadline for 59,550 Hondurans and Nicaraguans: 6 DAYS 11/23/17 Decision deadline for 50,000 Haitians: 23 DAYS 01/08/18 Decision deadline for 195,000 Salvadorans: 69 DAYS In a piece for La Opinion, Pilar Marrero provides a comprehensive situational breakdown and much-needed look at the 300,000 Salvadoran, Honduran, Nicaraguan, and Haitian adults now incredibly vulnerable to deportation due to the Trump Administration’s potential… Continue »