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09 Sep 2019 description

As Refugees International issues its second report card on the Trump administration’s performance on refugee and humanitarian protection, the United States and other governments continue to confront enormous humanitarian challenges. There are now more than 70 million refugees and internally displaced people around the world, and many millions more displaced by natural disasters made worse by climate change. Thus, it is important that Refugees International evaluates the Trump administration’s progress on refugee and humanitarian protection in seven key areas.

27 Jun 2019 description

Aprehensiones
En la frontera sur de los Estados Unidos en años fiscales

  • Guatemala y Honduras son los dos países con mayor registro de aprehensiones desde el 2007 hasta marzo del año fiscal 2019 (oct-mar).

  • La tendencia en años fiscales pasados demuestra que los adultos viajando solos son el grupo con mayor registro de aprehensiones. Sin embargo, las aprehensiones de migrantes viajando como grupos familiares han aumentado significativamente en los últimos 6 meses del año fiscal 2019.

10 Jan 2019 description
report Voice of America

The rate and extent of Haiti's recovery after a devastating earthquake is at the center of a trial in New York City that will determine if the Trump administration can end Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for Haitian nationals.

The case centers around the special status granted to roughly 50,000 people from Haiti to live and work in the U.S. temporarily after the earthquake in 2010. In addition, the Center for Migration Studies estimates that Haitian TPS holders have 27,000 children who were born on U.S. soil.

20 Jun 2018 description

As we mark World Refugee Day 2018 on June 20, governments confront humanitarian challenges of enormous proportion, with more than 68 million refugees and internally displaced persons (IDPs) around the world. The U.S. government has long played a key role in helping meet the needs of refugees and IDPs. Thus, it is appropriate and important that Refugees International (RI) evaluates and offers a report card on the Trump administration’s progress on refugee and humanitarian protection.

10 May 2018 description

Internal State Department Documents Reported to Show Senior U.S. Officials Warned of Dangers of Terminating TPS

04 Apr 2018 description
report Human Rights Watch

El Congreso debería establecer una vía para la regularización de inmigrantes con lazos afianzados

(Miami) – La legislación estadounidense debería reformarse para brindar una vía que permita la regularización permanente de personas que han vivido en este país durante muchos años con Estatus de Protección Temporal (Temporary Protected Status, TPS), señaló hoy Human Rights Watch. Cientos de miles de personas han forjado sus vidas en Estados Unidos mientras estuvieron aquí legalmente amparados por ese programa.

16 Mar 2018 description
report Voice of America

March 15, 2018 11:40 PM
VOA News

A group of asylum seekers being held in U.S. detention centers since applying to enter the country filed a class-action lawsuit against the Department of Homeland Security on Thursday.

The American Civil Liberties Union and other groups filed the suit Thursday in U.S. District Court in Washington on behalf of nine detained asylum seekers from Haiti, Venezuela and other countries.

21 Nov 2017 description

STATEMENT – USCRI Denounces Decision to End Humanitarian Program for Haitians

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703.310.1166

21 Nov 2017 description
report Voice of America

After years of being shielded from deportation from the United States while their country recovers from a devastating 2010 earthquake, tens of thousands of Haitians will lose that security status.

"It was assessed overall that the extraordinary but temporary conditions that served as the basis of Haiti's most recent designation has sufficiently improved such that they no longer prevent nationals of Haiti from returning safely," a senior Trump administration official said during a briefing.

07 Nov 2017 description

Washington, DC— On November 6, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced it will not renew Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for Nicaraguans, but has made no decision for Honduras, automatically extending the program for another six months. This means an estimated 2,500 Nicaraguans will lose TPS designation by January 25, 2019, and, in turn, the legal status granted by the program.

01 Sep 2017 description
report Voice of America

Activists are asking the Department of Homeland Security to extend Temporary Protected Status for over 1,000 Sudanese and South Sudanese nationals living in the United States.

By September 3, DHS is expected to decide whether to extend, redesignate or terminate the program for the two countries.

The current period ends November 2 for 49 South Sudanese and 1,039 Sudanese TPS beneficiaries.

Patrice Lawrence of UndocuBlack Network, an advocacy group for undocumented black immigrants, wants an extension.

'Stuck in this status'

01 Jun 2017 description
report Voice of America

The head of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, visiting Haiti on Wednesday, assured the Caribbean nation’s leader that their respective governments could "work together on any future extensions" for Haitians facing repatriation from the United States.

23 May 2017 description
report Voice of America

Last Updated: May 22, 2017 6:06 PM
VOA News

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security on Monday announced it has extended Haitian immigrants’ access to a program of humanitarian protection for six months.

22 May 2017 description
report AlterPresse

P-au-P, 22 mai 2017 [AlterPresse] --- Le Statut de protection temporaire (Tps), accordé à plus de 58,000 migrantes et migrants haïtiens aux États-Unis d’Amérique, sera prolongé de six mois, soit jusqu’à janvier 2018.

La représentante démocrate de Miami (Floride), Frederica Wilson, en a fait l’annonce au journal américain Miami Herald, consulté par l’agence en ligne AlterPresse.

Le Tps, qui a permis à des Haïtiennes et Haïtiens de s’établir en territoire américain, après le séisme du 12 janvier 2010, arrive à expiration le 22 juillet 2017.

11 May 2017 description

by Sebastien Malo | @SebastienMalo | Thomson Reuters Foundation
Wednesday, 10 May 2017 17:58 GMT

U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Secretary John Kelly must decide by May 23 whether to prolong Haiti's Temporary Protected Status

By Sebastien Malo

NEW YORK, May 10 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Activists on Wednesday urged U.S. authorities to extend a special immigration status for 50,000 refugees from earthquake-hit Haiti, fearing they may be thrown out of the United States.

26 Nov 2016 description

Environ 200 immigrants haïtiens ont été déportés des Etats-Unis d’Amérique vers Haïti au cours des dernières semaines du mois de novembre 2016. Face à un afflux de migrants en situation irrégulière qui arrivent à la frontière sud des Etats-Unis avec le Mexique et un manque d’espace individuel en prison, le Département Américain à la Sécurité Intérieure a déclaré le 23 novembre dernier que les déportations vers Haïti vont s’intensifier dans les prochaines semaines, a rapporté Miami Herald.