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... 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... 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... 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... 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... 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... 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... Continue »
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... 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... Continue »
Chamber: “Ending the TPS designation…will exacerbate existing labor shortages in the 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.... Continue »