For Immediate Release: October 24, 2018 Contact: Armando Carmona, 951-966-6500, or firstname.lastname@example.org, ACLU SoCal Communications, (213) 977-5252, or email@example.com Attorneys, TPS Holders Discuss DHS Plan to Abide by Judge’s Order Blocking TPS Terminations Here is recording of the call. San Francisco, CA – On a press call earlier today, Temporary…
Today, Salvadoran President Bukele issued an unconfirmed announcement that a one-year extension for TPS for El Salvador will be granted as a negotiated agreement with the US government. Bukele only mentions an extension for Salvadoran TPS holders and does not say anything about the TPS holders from the five other countries who are currently suing the Federal government (Ramos v. Nielsen).
Today, the parties in Bhattarai v. Nielsen, a case challenging the termination of temporary protected status (TPS) for people from Nepal and Honduras, asked the Court to enter an order temporarily halting termination of TPS for people from those countries.
In response to Reps. Velazquez and Roybal-Allard’s House bill combining TPS, DED, and DACA, the National TPS Alliance released the following statement
Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen M. Nielsen has announced her determination that an extension of the Temporary Protected Status (TPS) designation for South Sudan is warranted pursuant to the Immigration and Nationality Act. After carefully reviewing conditions in South Sudan with interagency partners, Secretary Nielsen determined the ongoing armed conflict and extraordinary and temporary conditions that support South Sudan’s current designation for TPS continue to exist. Therefore, pursuant to the statute, she has extended South Sudan’s TPS designation for 18 months.
On Friday morning, DHS Secretary Announced extension of TPS for South Sudan for 18 months.
My name is Jose Palma. I was born in El Salvador, however my home – and my family’s home – is in the United States. I am a father of four (4) US citizen children, and I have lived in Lynn, Massachusetts for eighteen (18) years as a TPS holder. I speak to you today as an individual, as a husband, a father, and a worker.
On Wednesday, the U.S. House of Representatives hosted two hearings aimed at exposing the Trump administration’s family separation policies and lifting up the urgency of legislation to protect TPS and DACA recipients. For the first time, the House Judiciary Committee heard from spokesperson and coordinator for the National TPS Alliance, Jose Palma.
Six adults with Temporary Protected Status (TPS) and two U.S. citizen children of TPS holders filed a class-action lawsuit today seeking to stop the unlawful termination of TPS for over 100,000 TPS holders from Honduras and Nepal and prevent the separation of tens of thousands of U.S. citizen children from their TPS-holder parents. The suit was filed in the United States District Court for the Northern District of California.
Days after the 2018 midterm elections, hundreds of immigrant TPS holders from various countries rallied outside of the White House, as the “TPS Journey for Justice” arrived to Washington, DC. After a 12-week freedom ride, crisscrossing the country to meet with communities of all backgrounds, hundreds of TPS holders marched from the White House to Trump Hotel to demand permanent protections for their families, in the face of anti-immigrant attacks, and racist sentiment.