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DHS Decision on South Sudan 'Morally Reprehensible'
Posted on 11 Mar 2019 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Catholic Legal Immigration Network, Mar. 8, 2019 "The administration’s decision not to redesignate Temporary Protected Status for South Sudan, allowing more people to be covered by it is “morally reprehensible,” said Anna Gallagher... Read More

USCIS Recommendation to Terminate TPS for Haiti (Apr. 10, 2017)
Posted on 21 Apr 2017 by Daniel M. Kowalski

In a memo dated Apr. 10, 2017 , USCIS Acting Director James W. McCament recommended to DHS Secretary Kelly that Temporary Protected Status ("TPS") for certain Haitians be terminated, effective Jan. 22, 2018: "...USCIS has concluded that... Read More

Tags: Haiti , tps , kelly , USCIS , DHS , memo , mccament

Advance Copies of TPS Designations for Liberia, Guinea, Sierra Leone
Posted on 20 Nov 2014 by Daniel M. Kowalski

To be published in the Federal Register on Friday, Nov. 21, 2014: Liberia Guinea Sierra Leone USCIS announcement, Nov. 20, 2014 Read More

Documents Show DHS Confirmed Real Dangers of Returning Haitians in US, Cancelled TPS Despite Conditions - NIPNLG FOIA
Posted on 18 Apr 2018 by Daniel M. Kowalski

NIPNLG, Apr. 17, 2018 - " Documents released today as a result of Freedom of Information Act litigation present new evidence in the multiple lawsuits accusing the Trump administration of racial animus and violation of required procedures in its... Read More

NAACP Sues DHS Over Haitian TPS Termination
Posted on 26 Jan 2018 by Daniel M. Kowalski

NAACP, Jan. 24, 2018 - "The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s decision to rescind the Temporary Protective Status (TPS) designation for Haitian immigrants discriminates against immigrants of color, in violation of the Fifth Amendment,... Read More

Tags: NAACP , Haiti , tps , lawsuit , DHS

Excerpts From the Oct. 15, 2012, Bender's Immigration Bulletin: 2014 DV Program Opens, More
Posted on 2 Oct 2012 by LexisNexis Immigration Law Community Staff

2014 DV Program Opens The 2014 Diversity Visa Program registration opened at noon on October 2, 2012, and is scheduled to close at noon on Saturday, November 3, 2012. As in past years, applicants must submit entries electronically during this registration... Read More

DHS Action on TPS for Nicaragua, Honduras (Nov. 6, 2017)
Posted on 7 Nov 2017 by Daniel M. Kowalski

DHS, Nov. 6, 2017 - "Acting Secretary of Homeland Security Elaine Duke announced her decision to terminate the Temporary Protected Status (TPS) designation for Nicaragua with a delayed effective date of 12 months to allow for an orderly transition... Read More

DHS to Axe TPS for Haiti
Posted on 21 Nov 2017 by Daniel M. Kowalski

DHS, Nov. 20, 2017 - "Acting Secretary of Homeland Security Elaine Duke announced her decision to terminate the Temporary Protected Status (TPS) designation for Haiti with a delayed effective date of 18 months to allow for an orderly transition before... Read More

TPS for Nepal Will Terminate June 24, 2019 - DHS
Posted on 26 Apr 2018 by Daniel M. Kowalski

DHS, Apr. 26, 2018 - "The Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen M. Nielsen has determined that termination of the Temporary Protected Status (TPS) designation for Nepal was required pursuant to the statute. To allow for an orderly transition, she... Read More