Blog Posts in October, 2018

  • Federal Judge Blocks Trump from Removing Immigrants Under TPS

    Earlier this month, U.S. District Judge Edward Chen issued a preliminary injunction, temporarily blocking the Trump administration from deporting more than 300,000 migrants from El Salvador, Nicaragua, Sudan, and Haiti under the Temporary Protected Status (TPS) program. Created in 1990 by Congress, the program offers protection for migrants in countries experiencing natural disasters, wars, and ...
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  • Trump Administration Plans to Deny Green Card & Visa Applicants Who Use Public Benefits

    The Trump administration announced at the end of last month that immigrants who rely on government aid such as food stamps and Section 8 housing assistance could be denied green cards and temporary visas if the administration’s proposed changes to the definition of “public charge” go into effect. Not only would the move affect the applications of hundreds of thousands of immigrants attempting to ...
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