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  • Supreme Court unanimously BLOCKS 400,000 immigrants who entered the US illegally and were allowed to stay on 'humanitarian grounds' from applying for a green card

    06/07/2021 5:02:48 PM PDT · by algore · 25 replies
    The Supreme Court ruled Monday that up to 400,000 immigrants who gained temporary protected status but came here illegally won't be able to get green cards – with liberal Justice Elana Kagan such status 'does not come with an admission ticket.' The Supreme Court was unanimous in its refusal to let immigrants who have been allowed to stay in the United States on humanitarian grounds apply to become permanent residents if they entered the country illegally. it impacts thousands of immigrants who fled to the U.S. following hurricanes and other disasters and who established residency with special protected status. It...
  • Supreme Court rules against immigrants with temporary status

    06/07/2021 11:05:15 AM PDT · by 11th_VA · 13 replies
    Yahoo News ^ | June 7, 2021
    WASHINGTON (AP) — A unanimous Supreme Court ruled Monday that thousands of people living in the U.S. for humanitarian reasons are ineligible to apply to become permanent residents. Justice Elena Kagan wrote for the court that federal immigration law prohibits people who entered the country illegally and now have Temporary Protected Status from seeking “green cards” to remain in the country permanently. The designation applies to people who come from countries ravaged by war or disaster. It protects them from deportation and allows them to work legally. There are 400,000 people from 12 countries with TPS status...
  • BREAKING: KAGAN Writes 9-0 Supreme Court Opinion Rejecting Liz Warren's Subversion of Immigration Law

    06/07/2021 8:26:26 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 114 replies
    PJ Media ^ | June 7, 2021 | Tyler O'Neil
    On Monday, the Supreme Court unanimously rejected an illegal immigrant’s attempt to twist immigration law and create a loophole that would allow thousands of illegal immigrants to become lawful permanent residents. Democratic senators and attorneys general advocated for this loophole, but a liberal justice wrote the opinion for a unanimous Court. “Petitioner Jose Santos Sanchez entered this country unlawfully from El Salvador. Years later, because of unsafe living conditions in that country, the Government granted him Temporary Protected Status (TPS), entitling him to stay and work in the United States for as long as those conditions persist. Sanchez now wishes...
  • Supreme Court to hear arguments in case that could allow green cards for thousands who entered US illegally

    04/19/2021 7:18:21 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 27 replies
    Fox News ^ | April 19, 2021 | Ronn Blitzer
    Case centers on whether recipients of Temporary Protected Status privileges are deemed to have been 'admitted' toThe Supreme Court is set to hear oral arguments Monday in a potential landmark immigration case that could dramatically alter the fortunes of thousands currently living in the U.S. after fleeing countries with Temporary Protected Status (TPS). The U.S. designates certain countries for TPS if they are deemed dangerous due to conditions such as earthquakes, hurricanes, civil war or other armed conflict or other "extraordinary and temporary conditions." People from such countries who are already in the U.S. after entering illegally can receive privileges,...
  • Biden Administration Grants New Deportation Protection for Venezuelans in the U.S. Illegally

    03/08/2021 4:21:58 PM PST · by Theoria · 18 replies
    The Wall Street Journal ^ | 08 March 2021 | Michelle Hackman and Jessica Donati
    Temporary Protected Status designation offers work permits, deportation relief for at least 18 months The Biden administration said it would grant temporary legal authorization to Venezuelans in the U.S. without permission, allowing potentially hundreds of thousands of people to remain in the country. The Temporary Protected Status designation, which lasts for 18 months and can be renewed, offers Venezuelans in the U.S. work permits and temporary protection against deportation. Venezuelans who enter the U.S. after March 8 can’t qualify for the program, a senior administration official said. As many as 320,000 people could be eligible for the program, the person...
  • House Votes to Open US Doors to Hong Kong Residents

    12/07/2020 3:21:41 PM PST · by BeauBo · 57 replies
    Voice of America ^ | December 07, 2020 | AFP
    The House of Representatives voted Monday to welcome Hong Kong residents to live temporarily in the United States, vowing to be a beacon for rights as China clamps down in the territory. The House moved by consensus to issue so-called Temporary Protected Status for five years to Hong Kong residents, meaning that people from the financial hub will have the right to work in the United States and will not be subject to deportation. The initiative must still be approved by the Senate, but it enjoys support across party lines, unlike a previous bid by Democrats to extend the status...
  • Court Rules Government Can End Humanitarian Protections For Some 300,000 Immigrants

    09/14/2020 9:42:22 PM PDT · by MAGA2017 · 11 replies
    NPR ^ | 9/14/2020 | RACHEL TREISMAN
    NPR Cries..... A federal appeals court panel ruled on Monday that the Trump administration can end humanitarian protections for some 300,000 immigrants living in the United States, clearing the way for their potential deportation starting next year. The 9th Circuit Appeals Court's decision affects citizens from El Salvador, Haiti, Nicaragua and Sudan, many of whom have lived in the U.S. for decades, have U.S.-born children and are considered essential workers during the coronavirus pandemic. At issue is the termination of Temporary Protected Status, a form of humanitarian relief created by Congress and administered by the Department of Homeland Security. TPS...
  • Court: Trump can end temporary legal status for 4 countries

    09/14/2020 4:18:28 PM PDT · by artichokegrower · 22 replies
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | Sep. 14, 2020 | ELLIOT SPAGAT
    The Trump administration can end humanitarian protections that have allowed hundreds of thousands of people from El Salvador, Nicaragua, Haiti and Sudan to remain in the United States, a divided appeals court ruled Monday.
  • Trump Administration Extends TPS Amnesty

    03/01/2019 11:01:52 AM PST · by ManHunter · 38 replies
    conservative Review ^ | 1 MAR 2019 | Daniel Horowitz
    Once again, the executive and judicial branches have gotten together to nullify a sovereignty statute and grant indefinite amnesty to illegal aliens while saddling Americans with the cost and citizen children of illegal aliens who wrongly were awarded temporary legal status. We have a government of, by, and for illegal aliens. Remember when Trump offered Democrats amnesty plus extension of Temporary Protected Status (TPS) in exchange for wall funding? Well, yesterday his DHS secretary, Kirstjen Nielsen, agreed to illegally extend this program for free simply because the powers that be in this administration support the amnesty agenda and the stealing...
  • Ocasio-Cortez, Pressley demand action on TPS for immigrants

    02/12/2019 1:41:39 PM PST · by Oldeconomybuyer · 41 replies
    NBC "News" ^ | February 12, 2019 | by Nicole Acevedo
    Perla Canales, born in Honduras, has been living and working in the U.S. for 26 years under a federal program that temporarily protects her immigration status, but she is worried how long that will last. Canales, 54, who works as a cleaner at a mall in Staten Island, New York, was one of thousands who went to Washington on Tuesday to call on Congress to enact permanent protections for those in the TPS program. Approximately 325,000 people have Temporary Protected Status, which is granted to immigrants from certain countries fleeing natural disasters and civil wars, and allows them to live...
  • Immigrants from Honduras, Nepal sue U.S. for ending TPS, allege it was racially motivated

    02/11/2019 12:10:58 PM PST · by Oldeconomybuyer · 34 replies
    NBC "News" ^ | February 11, 2019 | by AP
    Immigrants from Honduras and Nepal have filed a lawsuit alleging the Trump administration unfairly ended a program that lets them live and work in the United States. The lawsuit filed late Sunday in federal court in San Francisco alleges that the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's decision to end so-called temporary protected status for the countries was motivated by racism. The suit - which was filed on behalf of six immigrants and two of their American-born children - also alleges that the department changed how it evaluated conditions in these countries when determining whether immigrants could return there. "We bring...
  • Trump: so here’s the deal…

    01/19/2019 5:05:07 PM PST · by Kaslin · 40 replies ^ | January 19, 2019 | JAZZ SHAW
    I’ll confess that when I wrote about the President’s expected immigration and border wall offer this morning I left open the idea that he might declare a national emergency just to throw everyone a curve ball. That didn’t happen. Instead, he went with Option B which I also mentioned. He’s putting a DACA/TPS offer on the table and seemingly daring Nancy Pelosi and the Democrats to turn it down. (NBC News) President Donald Trump proposed a deal to end the government shutdown that continued his demand for $5.7 billion in funding for his border wall, but contained what he...
  • Federal judge blocks Trump administration from ending TPS program

    10/03/2018 7:25:27 PM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 69 replies
    The Hill ^ | 10/03/18 | EMILY BIRNBAUM
    A federal judge issued a preliminary injunction on Wednesday evening, temporarily blocking the Trump administration from ending the Temporary Protected Status (TPS) program for over 300,000 immigrants from Haiti, El Salvador, Honduras and Sudan. U.S. District Judge Edward Chen ruled that the program's termination would result in "irreparable harm and great hardship" for its beneficiaries and their families. The TPS program protects migrants from countries suffering from crises such as health epidemics, war or natural disasters.Chen wrote the administration must maintain TPS from those four countries as a lawsuit challenging the program's termination goes on, CNN reported. BREAKING: US district...
  • Federal Judge Gives Green Light To Lawsuit Against Trump’s ‘Racist’ Cancellation Of TPS

    07/24/2018 11:47:20 AM PDT · by detective · 38 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 07/24/2018 | Will Racke
    A federal judge in Boston is allowing a lawsuit against the Trump administration’s ending of temporary protections for immigrants to proceed on the grounds the decisions were motivated by racial prejudice. U.S. District Judge Denise Casper rejected Monday the government’s bid to dismiss the lawsuit, which a group of immigrants and civil rights organizations filed in February in response to the cancellation of Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for Haiti and El Salvador. Statements by administration officials — including President Donald Trump — make it plausible that “a discriminatory purpose was a motivating factor in a decision” to wind down TPS...
  • DHS announces re-registration start for the TPS grace period for El Salvador

    01/19/2018 1:26:29 PM PST · by Oldeconomybuyer · 4 replies
    United States Embassy - El Salvador ^ | January 18, 2018 | US Embassy - El Salvador
    oday, January 18, 2018, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) published a notice in the Federal Register to begin the process of re-registration for Salvadorans who are covered by Temporary Protected Status (TPS). The re-enrollment period lasts 60 days and ends on March 19, 2018. Re-registration is necessary for beneficiaries of TPS to maintain their status and work permits during the 18 months of the grace period granted to El Salvador before the ultimate termination of TPS on September 9, 2019. Those who do not re-enroll, are at risk of losing TPS protection before the end of the grace period....
  • President Trump and Norwayphobia

    01/14/2018 3:09:52 AM PST · by Architect of Avalon · 18 replies
    Architect of Avalon ^ | 1/14/2018 | Architect of Avalon
    President Trump recently advocated that more immigrants from Norway be welcomed. His inclusiveness was met by vitriol and Norwayphobia from the bigoted Fake News Media.I stand with President Trump, and propose that all beautiful Norwegian women be given instant citizenship. Of course, that may be merited for beautiful women of other countries too. If you want to suggest other countries that have beautiful women to whom this policy should be applied, please do so in the comments below, following the rule that your case needs to be made with one or more pictures.
  • DHS Terminates Temporary Protected Status For Haiti

    11/21/2017 1:51:13 AM PST · by zeestephen · 7 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 20 November 2017 | Will Racke
    Beginning July 22, 2019, about 59,000 Haitians who have been granted relief under the Temporary Protected Status (TPS) program will no longer have a reprieve from deportation, a senior administration official told reporters on background.
  • The US has been home for nearly 20 years. Now Trump is expelling these Nicaraguans

    11/18/2017 10:10:51 AM PST · by SMGFan · 69 replies
    MSN/Miami Herald ^ | November 18, 2017
    MIAMI — For nearly 20 years the Nicaraguan man worked long hours cleaning homes and buildings in South Florida. He started his own cleaning business 11 years ago and now employs half a dozen workers. He thought he could soon begin to enjoy the fruits of his labor. But now all of that is at risk. Like many Americans approaching retirement age, the 62-year-old planned to retire next year and start collecting his benefits. But the Trump administration announced bad news a week ago: It's ending an immigration protection for him and 2,500 other Nicaraguans. "I worked so many years...
  • Almost $200 Million Donated to Representatives to Pass TPA

    06/27/2015 11:01:10 PM PDT · by Nachum · 40 replies ^ | June 16, 2015 | Paola Casale
    Many think our government is for sale. However, by taking a look at the facts below provided by the Open Secrets, it is easy to understand where they are coming from. Looking back at Friday the 12th, the House voted on Trade Promotion Authority (TPA), the controversial bill that gives power to the executive branch to negotiate treaties. TPA limit’s Congress’ ability to better a trade deal by subjecting members of Congress to 90 days of reviewing the trade agreement, prohibiting any amendments on the implementing legislation, and giving them an up or down vote. TPA passed with a mere...
  • Senators press to allow Syrians to stay in US amid violence in home country

    03/03/2012 1:09:21 PM PST · by SunkenCiv · 12 replies
    Fox News ^ | March 03, 2012 | unattributed (AP?)
    Several Democratic senators are calling on the Obama administration to allow Syrians who are already in the United States to stay, at least temporarily, out of concern it would be "too dangerous" for them to return home. The senators want President Obama to invoke what's known as "temporary protected status" for thousands of Syrians in the U.S. The designation typically is given to foreign nationals whose home countries are beset by war or natural disaster and who could face harm should they return. The senators argued that Syrians in the U.S. are in just that kind of predicament, as Syrian...