On Tuesday, the House voted to pass HR-6 the Dream & Promise Act, which would allow TPS Holders, DACA recipients and those with DED a pathway to permanent residency and citizenship. The bill was passed without additional amendments on the House floor, which also included 7 Republicans that voted in favor and represents the first time legislation ensuring TPS holders permanent status is approved. Now the bill must pass the Senate and be signed by the President before it becomes law. TPS holders continue facing the threat of deportation due to terminated TPS protections, but nevertheless, commit to continue the fight for permanent residency for all.
On Wednesday, May 22, the House Judiciary Committee approved the Dream & Promise Act and will now be held for a vote in Congress. The bills H.R. 2820 and H.R. 2821 discussed TPS, DED & DACA in a lengthy debate.
As the House Judiciary Committee moves to markup TPS/DED/DREAM legislation, the National TPS Alliance reaffirms its unwavering commitment to ensure a robust permanent solution for all families and workers currently living in a state of limbo.
Today, Trump announced his “new” immigration plan, which is simply a repackaging of the same old proposals that he and his administration have pushed since day one.
On Tax Day, TPS/DED migrant families across the U.S. are releasing their tax contributions to highlight the $4.6 Billion in taxes paid by TPS/DED communities nationwide and demand a bipartisan solution that ensures their dignity and permanent status in the United States.
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.