11/6/17 Decision deadline for 59,550 Hondurans and Nicaraguans: 7 DAYS 11/23/17 Decision deadline for 50,000 Haitians: 24 DAYS 01/08/18 Decision deadline for 195,000 Salvadorans: 70 DAYS Associated Press Advocates: Florida to Suffer if Trump Cuts Immigrant Program Immigrant advocates and officials are warning Florida’s economy could suffer if the U.S. government does not renew a program that protects almost 45,000 Haitians and… Continue »

11/6/17 Decision deadline for 59,550 Hondurans and Nicaraguans: 10 DAYS 11/23/17 Decision deadline for 50,000 Haitians: 27 DAYS 01/08/18 Decision deadline for 195,000 Salvadorans: 73 DAYS A recording of the press conference is available here. Miami, FLORIDA – In a press conference this morning, community leaders, advocates, elected officials, and scholars gathered on the front steps of the Freedom Tower in Miami to… Continue »

Chamber: “Ending the TPS designation…will exacerbate existing labor shortages in the [construction] industry” Chamber: TPS recipient “workers are essential to hurricane recovery efforts in states like Texas and Florida.” Chamber: Revoking TPS would “adversely impact several key industries where TPS recipients make up a significant amount of the workforce. These industries include construction, food processing,… Continue »

This week, advocates launched a week of action for temporary protected status (TPS), the designation which protects hundreds of thousands of immigrants from being deported to countries afflicted by natural disasters, war, or other dangerous conditions. The deadlines to extend TPS for Hondurans, Nicaraguans, Haitians, and Salvadorans are approaching in the next few weeks and… Continue »

This week, Temporary Protected Status (TPS) recipients traveled to Washington to advocate for an extension and for legislation. This fight has been described by America’s Voice Education Fund’s Executive Director Frank Sharry as “the most important issue most people have never heard of.” In a new story out this week, Arizona PBS reports on the burgeoning crisis for TPS-recipients:… Continue »

“But with a race against the clock, thousands of TPS holders are hoping the Trump Administration will take into account the roots they have planted on U.S. soil.” 11/6/17 Decision deadline for 59,550 Hondurans and Nicaraguans: 12 DAYS 11/23/17 Decision deadline for 50,000 Haitians: 29 DAYS 01/08/18 Decision deadline for 195,000 Salvadorans: 75 DAYS Dozens of families rallied outside a Department of Homeland Security… Continue »

“Honduras is not prepared to take people back, both officials and citizens say — and the lack of opportunity there might even prompt some to return to the U.S. illegally.” 11/6/17 Decision deadline for 59,550 Hondurans and Nicaraguans: 12 DAYS 11/23/17 Decision deadline for 50,000 Haitians: 29 DAYS 01/08/18 Decision deadline for 195,000 Salvadorans: 75 DAYS The Trump Administration is slated to decide… Continue »

11/6/17 Decision deadline for 59,550 Hondurans and Nicaraguans: 13 DAYS 11/23/17 Decision deadline for 50,000 Haitians: 30 DAYS 01/08/18 Decision deadline for 195,000 Salvadorans: 76 DAYS As country-specific deadlines rapidly approach, activists with the National TPS Alliance are organizing and uniting in full force to call on the Trump Administration to extend Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for the hundreds of thousands… Continue »

11/6/17 Decision deadline for 59,550 Hondurans and Nicaraguans: 14 DAYS 11/23/17 Decision deadline for 50,000 Haitians:31 DAYS 01/08/18 Decision deadline for 195,000 Salvadorans: 77 DAYS NBC: Will Central Americans, Haitians ‘Protected’ By U.S. Be Sent Home? Advocates say that ending TPS could have economic consequences…Cities with high TPS populations like Los Angeles, Miami and Washington, D.C., with high populations from… Continue »

NEW CAP Report Shows GDP Loss Could Be $164 Billion State-by-State Breakdown Here 11/6/17 Decision deadline for 59,550 Hondurans and Nicaraguans: 17 DAYS 11/23/17 Decision deadline for 50,000 Haitians: 34 DAYS 01/08/18 Decision deadline for 195,000 Salvadorans: 80 DAYS A recording of today’s press call is available here. In a press call this morning, economic, legal, and policy experts highlighted the disastrous economic impacts… Continue »