The USA Today Editorial Board penned a strong editorial piece, condemning the Trump Administration for its racist rhetoric and highlighting that same rhetoric as destructive to bipartisan compromise and a catalyst to ‘global condemnation.’ Additionally, in response to the common argument that Temporary Protected Status was always meant to be... Continue »
Miami, FL – In a letter to the editor, Marleine Bastien, Executive Director of Haitian Women of Miami, in telling the story of a 10-year old girl with two TPS holding parents, exposes Trump’s true motivation for canceling TPS for Haitians and Central Americans: prejudice. The full letter can be accessed here, and... Continue »
Speakers discussed the impact of TPS and DACA cancellations and a recent DHS notification that Haitian nationals can no longer apply for H-2A or H-2B temporary work visas  A Facebook Live of the press conference is available on the Fanm Ayisyen Nan Miyami fan page Miami, FL —  In a press conference this morning,... Continue »
Baltimore, MD – In a profile piece for Mother Jones, Noah Lanard paints a vivid picture of what Carmen Paz, Salvadoran TPS holder and Maryland resident, is currently facing as the rug is pulled out from under her and her family, after having lived in the United States for two decades. The full... Continue »
A recording of today’s event is available here Alexandria, VA — Today, former Arlington County Board Chairman Walter Tejada joined Jose Campos, President of the Salvadoran American Chamber of Commerce; Jose Gonzalez, union organizer at LiUNA; and Frank Sharry of America’s Voice, to condemn Trump’s racist comments about Salvadorans and... Continue »
The backlash to the racist rhetoric Trump used when he called the native countries of TPS holders “shitholes” continues to grow, as activists from across the country call on Congress to enact a permanent solution in the coming days. Excerpted coverage from Massachusetts to Florida to Nevada follows below:... Continue »
January 31 decision deadline for Syrians: 15 DAYS Cleveland, OH – The backlash to the racist rhetoric Trump used when discussing TPS holders’ native countries last week has been ferocious.  Meanwhile, yet another TPS decision looms for this Administration, and all eyes are on them to see if the will finally make the right call, or... Continue »
Palm Beach, FL  – On Monday, about five hundred Haitian-American protesters and allies protested outside of Trump’s Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida, where the President was staying for the holiday weekend. The protesters demanded an apology from Trump, who last week referred to black-majority countries  – including Haiti by name  – as... Continue »
President Trump’s disgusting remarks yesterday and recently denigrating Haiti, Haitians, and black immigrants have been universally publicized and appropriately broadly condemned.  They unfortunately fit into a pattern making clear that his anti-immigrant policies are motivated by racism and bias, not respect for the rule of law. The President’s words... Continue »
The 300,000 Honduran, Nicaraguan, Haitian and Salvadoran TPS holders are hardworking individuals here in the United States legally who pay taxes and contribute to our communities and economy — many of whom are construction supervisors and home health care professionals who aren’t easily replaced. Currently, many in the construction industry... Continue »