Cities for Action Leaders call on Biden Administration to Protect Immigrants From 15 Countries Using Temporary Protected Status

Cities for Action Leaders call on Biden Administration to Protect Immigrants From 15 Countries Using Temporary Protected Status

Thirty mayors from across the country sent a letter to the Biden Administration today requesting that they designate or redesignate 15 countries for Temporary Protected Status (TPS). The countries include: Afghanistan, the Bahamas, Cameroon, El Salvador, Ethiopia, Guatemala, Guinea, Honduras, Lebanon, Mauritania, Nepal, Nicaragua, Sierra Leone, South Sudan, and Sudan. The letter explains how designation […]

Redesignation Allows Additional Eligible Somalis To Apply for TPS and Employment Authorization Documents

Redesignation Allows Additional Eligible Somalis To Apply for TPS and Employment Authorization Documents

Unidentified men, women & children wait for relief aid in the Dadaab refugee camp where thousands of Somalis end up due to hunger on August 15, 2011 in Dadaab, Somalia. (Shutterstock) WASHINGTON—The Department of Homeland Security today published a Federal Register notice (FRN) extending and redesignating Somalia for Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for 18 months, from Sept. […]

Immigration Scams Target Haitians Desperate for TPS Status, Advocates Warn

Immigration advocates have heralded last month’s redesignation of Temporary Protected Status (TPS) as a major victory for thousands of Haitians in the United States.

Immigration Scams Target Haitians Desperate for TPS Status, Advocates Warn

Members of Haitian women for Haitian refugees organization rally for restoration of TPS and permanent status for refugees from Haiti on Ocean Avenue. – New York, NY – November 8, 2020 (Shutterstock) By Sam Bojarski, Haitian Times Immigration advocates have heralded last month’s redesignation of Temporary Protected Status (TPS) as a major victory for thousands […]

Haitian Nationals win a Reprieve in the Form of TPS

Haitian Nationals win a Reprieve in the Form of TPS

Members of Haitian women for Haitian refugees organization rally for restoration of TPS and permanent status for refugees from Haiti on Ocean Avenue. – New York, NY – November 8, 2020 (Shutterstock) By Walter Ewing, Immigration Impact The Biden administration announced that eligible Haitians currently living in the United States can once again apply for Temporary Protected […]

On Immigration, Biden Regains His Footing

On Immigration, Biden Regains His Footing

A woman takes part in a car caravan to call for the Biden administration provide a pathway to citizenship for the 4 million Black migrants in the United States, in Los Angeles, May 6, 2021. (Shutterstock) By AV Press Releases President Biden seems to have his immigration mojo back. After a flurry of pro-immigrant policymaking […]

NEW POLL: Voters in 10 Key States Support a Pathway to Citizenship for Dreamers, TPS Holders, Farmworkers and Essential Workers

NEW POLL: Voters in 10 Key States Support a Pathway to Citizenship for Dreamers, TPS Holders, Farmworkers and Essential Workers

WASHINGTON – A new poll from the end of April into early May 2021 in 10 key states shows significant support among likely voters, including independents, for a pathway to citizenship. In addition, the poll shows that voters continue to support the job President Biden is doing to get our country back on track, and in […]

New Designation Allows Eligible Venezuelans to Apply for TPS and Employment Authorization Documents

New Designation Allows Eligible Venezuelans to Apply for TPS and Employment Authorization Documents

Concentration of thousands of people in the streets with Venezuelan flags – Caracas, Venezuela – 12 February 2019 (Shutterstock) WASHINGTON—Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro N. Mayorkas is designating Venezuela for Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for 18 months, until September 2022. This new designation of TPS for Venezuela enables Venezuelan nationals (and individuals without nationality who […]

The Tens of Thousands of Essential Worker TPS Holders Increase Urgency to Pass the American Dream & Promise Act

The Tens of Thousands of Essential Worker TPS Holders Increase Urgency to Pass the American Dream & Promise Act

Protest for DACA and TPS march in Battery Park NYC. Immigrant protesters. – New York / USA – October 2019 By AV Press Releases In a week that saw the reintroduction of two critical pieces of immigration legislation, the American Dream and Promise Act and the Farm Workforce Modernization Act, it bears remembering that so many Temporary Protected Status […]