Temporary Protected Status

Young Latinx girl with dark hair and a pink bow in her hairs hold both hands of the woman next to her.

Feds Give Salvadorans More Time to Exit United States

Ken Cuccinelli of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services: “Work permits for Salvadorans will be extended for one year past resolution of litigation for an orderly wind down period.”

Students, activists and area politicians attend a unity rally on the steps of City Hall in downtown Newark in support of immigrants in Newark, New Jersey on January 18, 2018.

Trial Begins to Halt Trump's Termination of TPS for Haitians

As more than 50,000 Haitians face possible deportation, plaintiffs and immigration advocates gather outside the federal courthouse where their fates will be decided.

Activists Demonstrate Against President's Immigration Policies

Citing Racial Bias, Judge Blocks Trump Administration from Terminating TPS

A district judge extends protection from deportation for some 300,000 immigrants from El Salvador, Sudan, Nicaragua and Haiti.

Activists Demonstrate Against Trump's TPS Policies

Immigrant Caravan to Travel from L.A. to D.C. to Protest End of Deportation Protections

Beneficiaries of Temporary Protected Status are calling on the Trump administration to restore protections for some 400,000 immigrants.

Judge green-lights lawsuit claiming Trump's cancellation of deportation protections, TPS, motivated by race.

Judge Approves Lawsuit Challenging Trump's Termination of Deportation Protection

The suit alleges that the Trump administration’s cancellation of Temporary Protected Status for more than 300,000 immigrants was motivated by race.

U.S. judge allows immigrants to sue Trump administration for termination of temporary protected status.

Judge Says Immigrants Losing Protected Status Can Sue Trump Administration

The suit alleges that President Donald Trump’s stated reasons for ending Temporary Protected Status are a “smokescreen” for a racist immigration agenda.

Immigrants Attend TPS Workshop

Trump Administration Ends Protections for Nearly 60,000 Honduran Immigrants

Honduran TPS holders, who have roughly 273,000 U.S.-born children, are being pushed to leave the United States by January 2020.

Haitians TPS

Lawsuit Alleges Trump's Termination of Deportation Protections Motivated by Race

Haitian and Salvadoran immigrants sue to keep Temporary Protected Status, say president’s immigration agenda is racially discriminatory.

Mini American flags on a table

Trump Administration Ends Temporary Protected Status for Nearly 200,000 Salvadorans

“El Salvador is one of the world’s most dangerous countries and will be unable to absorb the return of these thousands of people whose lives are inextricably intertwined with those of ours here in the United States.”

Activists rally during a protest

The New Normal: Fear and Loathing as Immigration Policy

It only took President Donald Trump one week in office to turn fear into a policy provision.

A Black woman at a rally holds a sign above her head that says Renew TPS Now. A Black man next to her holds a sign that says Temporary Protected Status Now.

Trump Administration Terminates Temporary Protected Status for Nearly 60,000 Haitian Immigrants

The Temporary Protected Status program shielded thousands of Haitians from deportation proceedings after an earthquake devastated their country.

Protesters hold signs. One says, "Jesus was a refugee!"

Trump Administration Terminates Protected Status for Thousands of Nicaraguan Immigrants

Congressional Hispanic Caucus chair Michelle Lujan Grisham: “Deporting families who are contributing to the economic and social fabric of our nation isn’t leadership; it’s a reckless and callous abuse of power.”

UPDATE: U.S. Government Extends Temporary Protected Status for Haitian Nationals For 6 More Months

Temporary protected status will last six more months for 58,000 Haitian immigrants in the United States. The loss of this immigration protection could lead to deportation to a country that continues to struggle with the impact of two earthquakes and a devastating cholera epidemic.

U.S. Extends Deadline for Haitians to Get Protected Status

The filing period, initially set to end next week, is pushed back to January 2011.