Gen. Michael Flynn

New DHS Secretary John Kelly Should Act Swiftly to Clean up TPS Mess

Last week, the Department of Homeland Security quietly announced that, effective March 18, 2017, temporary protected status (TPS) for Somalis would extend another 18 months through September 17, 2018. TPS status includes employment authorization documents, and is de facto permanent residency. Moreover, TPS is granted to aliens regardless of their immigration status at the time it’s announced.

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