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Immigration Law

270+ Organizations Ask White House for TPS for El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras

NIJC, Jan. 25, 2016 - "More than 270 organizations sent a letter to President Obama this morning asking his administration to grant Temporary Protected Status (TPS), a form of temporary immigration relief, to undocumented immigrants from El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras in light of pervasive violence and environmental disasters that prevent them from safely returning to the region.  The letter, signed by civil rights, labor rights, faith-based, immigrant, human rights, humanitarian, and legal service organizations, sets out the legal and factual rationale for the designation of TPS for these countries, often referred to collectively as the Northern Triangle.  The organizations joined the growing national chorus of voices demanding TPS, including presidential candidates Senator Bernie Sanders and Martin O’Malley, over 140 House Democrats, and various other groups. ... Read the letter and list of organizations at immigrantjustice.org/TPSNorthernTriangleLetter "