Temporary Protected Status

Temporary Protected Status Extended to Haitians (Again!) – but DHS adds Important Footnote

Consistent with its past policy in which temporary means a series of rollovers that prolong temporary protected status (TPS) for foreign nationals years after the crisis back home has ended, TPS was extended, this time to Haitians, for an extra six months. Haitian TPS was first granted in 2011; Honduras and Nicaragua share the dubious record for longest “temporarily” in the U.S. – 18 years!

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.

TPS Rears its Ugly Head Again: More Syrians Protected, Work Authorized

Temporary Protected Status (TPS), the federal government’s long-standing scheme to give illegal aliens de facto amnesty, has just been taken to a new, scandalous and, considering heightened terrorism concerns, frightening level.

Temporary Protected Status Should Mean (but rarely does) ‘Temporary’

Here’s a news item you may have missed, but one that has consequences for the ever-increasing number of immigrants residing in the United States and the nation’s growing immigrant population which hit a record 42.1 million in 2016’s first quarter.

How a Liberal Became an Enforcement Advocate: My Story

As a new blogger, I thought it best that I introduce myself to let you know a little about me.