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 […]

USCIS Has Been Busy Expanding Access to Legal Immigration and Restoring Some Humanitarian Protections

USCIS Has Been Busy Expanding Access to Legal Immigration and Restoring Some Humanitarian Protections

By Walter Ewing, Immigration Impact U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has begun implementing policies in recent weeks which expand access to lawful immigration status, employment, and humanitarian protections for people who were previously under assault by the Trump administration. ‘ These latest developments include a redesignation of Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for Haitians, a […]

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. […]

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 […]