DHS Decision Deadline For 200k Salvadoran TPS Holders In 4 Days Please find the letter in its entirety HERE; as well as a digital ad HERE. This morning, the Washington Times ran a letter signed by the Evangelical Immigration Table which urges Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen to extend TPS for El Salvador to provide Congress time to provide needed reforms to… Continue »

DHS Decision for El Salvador Expected Monday A recording of today’s call is available here. Washington, D.C. — On a press call this afternoon, economic experts, faith leaders, and immigrant advocates demanded that the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) continue the Temporary Protected Status (TPS) designation for El Salvador. Mark Drury, Vice President of Business Development, Shapiro & Duncan,… Continue »

DHS Decision Expected Monday Please find the advertorial in its entirety HERE. This morning, the Washington Times ran a TPS advertorial focused on industry voices and the urgent need in this country for Salvadoran TPS workers. The piece highlights the fact that TPS is not an open-ended immigration program and also underscores how only those who were here when the… Continue »

DHS To Decide Whether to Deport 200k Salvadorans in 6 days An op-ed in the The Hill, authored by Bishop Mark Seitz, Bishop of the Roman Catholic Diocese of El Paso, Texas, makes a compelling case for protecting the 200,000 Salvadorans living in this country under Temporary Protected Status (TPS). The piece in its entirety can be found… Continue »

TPS Decision Deadline for 200k Salvadorans 01/08/2018: 18 days  In an op-ed for Teen Vogue, Jung Woo Kim, who manages membership development for the Korean Resource Center and volunteers for National Korean American Service & Education Consortium (NAKASEC), and Jonathan Jayes-Green, a queer undocumented Afro-Panamanian and a co-founder of the UndocuBlack Network, explain how Black and AAPI immigrants… Continue »

Decision Deadline for 200k Salvadorans 01/08/2018: 18 days REPORT: Extending Temporary Protected Status for El Salvador: Country Conditions and U.S. Legal Requirements  Country Conditions Preclude El Salvador’s Ability to Handle Return of its Nationals  New Report Urges 18-Month Extension of Temporary Protected Status for El Salvador In March 2001, the U.S. government announced the designation of El Salvador for Temporary… Continue »

TPS for Haitians Revoked During Thanksgiving Week  TPS Decision Deadline for 200k Salvadorans 01/08/2018: 19 days Atlanta, GA  – A CNN piece tells the story of Schnaika, a Haitian TPS recipient who was brought to Atlanta from Haiti when her home collapsed in the 2010 earthquake and she desperately needed medical attention. For years now, though she walks with a noticeable limp,… Continue »

TPS Decision Deadline for El Salvador 01/08/2018: 20 days, cc: Senator Dean Heller Las Vegas, NV – On Monday, Nevadan advocates and community members congregated outside Senator Heller’s office to urge the senator to take a stand for DACA and TPS recipients, including the 20,000 Nevadans who will be impacted, as these two key immigration programs hang in limbo. Las… Continue »

Nearly 200,000 TPS Holders from El Salvador Living in Texas and Across the U.S. are in Jeopardy of Losing Protections 36,000 Salvadoran TPS holders in Texas 42,500 U.S. born children in Texas have Salvadoran parents who are TPS holders 24 Days Until DHS Decision Deadline for Salvadorans on 01/08/2018 A recording of today’s call is available here. TEXAS — On a press call… Continue »

DHS Decision Deadline for El Salvador 01/08/2018: 24 days Miami, FL – On Thursday, Miami city commissioners passed a resolution to urge the federal government to extend Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for Haitians and Central Americans and to call on Congress to enact a permanent legislative solution for DACA recipients. The full WLRN piece, summarizing the resolution, follows and… Continue »