Rallies from Boston to Nevada Demonstrate Nationwide Support for TPS  01/08/18 DHS Decision Deadline for Salvadorans with TPS: 28 DAYS Advocates across the nation want Congress to take action to solve the crisis of 800,000 Dreamers losing their DACA status and to solve the crisis of over 300,000 TPS holders  who have or will lose Temporary Protected Status… Continue »

01/08/18 DHS Decision Deadline for Salvadorans with TPS: 31 DAYS  A recording of today’s call is available here. MIAMI, FL — On a press call this morning, Miami advocates, Haitian activists and policy experts called for legislation that provides a permanent solution for over 50,000 Haitians nationals who lost Temporary Protected Status (TPS) as well as others, and urged… Continue »

“Last month, the Trump administration lifted protections for about 53,000 workers from Haiti and Nicaragua. It will decide the fate of nearly 200,000 Salvadorans early next year.” “An estimated 50,000 of them work in the construction industry, concentrated in areas like Texas, Florida and California that are recovering from hurricanes and wildfires and where labor shortages in construction are especially… Continue »

Urge Administration to Keep Promise to Children Fleeing Violence and Process Pending Applications A recording of today’s call is available here. Today, immigrants’ rights leaders, refugee resettlement advocates, regional experts, and individuals impacted by the Central American Minors (CAM) program expressed their grave concern and opposition to the termination of the life-saving CAM program. The CAM… Continue »

01/08/18 DHS Decision Deadline for Salvadorans with TPS: 35 DAYS A recording of today’s call is available here. On a press call this afternoon, immigrant advocates, policy experts, and a Salvadoran TPS holder and member of UNITE HERE Local 11 laid out the importance of preserving protected status (TPS) for the 200,000 Salvadorans currently protected under the program.… Continue »

‘Activists and politicians are blasting the decisions as part of a broader anti-immigrant ideology within the Trump administration’ In a comprehensive piece, Katie Warren for NBC lays out how activists and politicians interpret country-specific decisions on Temporary Protected Status (TPS) as feeding a larger beast: broad anti-immigrant ideology within the Trump Administration. For example, Royce Murray, policy… Continue »

“There is no justification for forcing thousands of Haitians to abandon their lives in Florida and return to a broken nation that is clearly unable to accommodate them. The Trump administration has given Congress time to fix this, and Florida’s delegation should pay a leading role in ensuring that happens.” Tampa, FL – A Tampa Bay Times editorial condemns Trump’s decision… Continue »

Speakers discussed Florida-specific impacts and consequences of the revocation of Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for Haitians living in Florida A Facebook Live of the press conference is available on the Fanm Ayisyen Nan Miyami fan page MIAMI, FL – In a press conference this afternoon, Haitian community activists, Miami advocates, and a TPS holder condemned the Trump Administration’s decision… Continue »

A recording of today’s call is available here. Religious leaders, advocates and immigrants gathered on a press call today in response to the news that Temporary Protected Status, or TPS, for Haitians living in the United States has been terminated by the Trump Administration. Lys Isma, Haitian TPS recipient who came to the United States at… Continue »

A recording of today’s call is available here. In response to the news that Temporary Protected Status, or TPS, for Haitians living in the United States has been terminated, faith voices and advocates gathered on a call to denounce the decision and call on Congress to enact a permanent legislative solution for TPS holders to protect… Continue »