Post Tagged with: "TPS"

HALANY President Ritha Pierre (left) and Rodney Pepe-Souvenir were just two of the many lawyers on hand during HALANY’s Temporary Protected Status renewal clinic held in Flatbush in June. (Photo courtesy of HALANY via Brooklyn Daily Eagle)

Haitian Attorneys Hold TPS Clinics in Flatbush

Brooklyn, Caribbean, Immigration July 17, 2017 at 3:12 pm

The Haitian American Lawyers Association of New York have held clinics to assist community members ahead of the expected termination of Temporary Protected Status in January of next year, reports Brooklyn Daily Eagle.

Rodman Serrano fears that his Salvadoran parents, who have lived in New York for 24 years, may lose their TPS and are once again put at risk of deportation. (Photo by Mariela Lombard via El Diario)

Salvadorans Live through a Nightmare with Possible End of TPS

Central American, Long Island May 25, 2017 at 5:27 pm

While Salvadorans in the NY area fear that the Trump administration will not extend their TPS protection or that it will do so only for six months as it did with Haitians, Long Island braces for a potential exodus that could undermine its economy, El Diario/La Prensa reports.

(Photo fro La Tribuna Hispana)

At Risk of Losing TPS, Salvadorans Organize 

Latino, Long Island, New York May 18, 2017 at 1:29 pm

As their TPS protection appears to be endangered under the Trump administration, Salvadorans on Long Island and nationally are planning to campaign in Washington D.C., La Tribuna Hispana USA reports.

Haitian-American attorney Emmanuel Depas. (Photo by Rob Abruzzese via Brooklyn Daily Eagle)

Will Haitians Be the Next Deportees?

Caribbean, Government, Immigration April 27, 2017 at 5:50 pm

A Haitian-American lawyer warns that as many as 20,000 Haitians in the NYC area may be deported if TPS is not renewed, Brooklyn Daily Eagle reports.

Ecuadoreans demonstrated at 26 Federal Plaza to request TPS. (Photo by Mariela Lombard via El Diario)

Ecuadoreans in New York March to Request TPS

Environment, Government, New York, South American June 2, 2016 at 5:37 pm

Hundreds of Ecuadoreans demonstrated in front of the Lower Manhattan immigration offices to request Temporary Protected Status for their compatriots, El Diario/La Prensa reports.

Ecuadorian activists went to City Hall to advocate for the approval of TPS for their compatriots. (Photo by Edwin Martínez via El Diario)

NY Ecuadoreans Say Pressure Led to TPS Request

Environment, Latino May 19, 2016 at 5:49 pm

Ecuadorian activists in NYC claimed credit for having convinced the Correa government to ask for TPS for 200,000 undocumented residents in the U.S., El Diario/La Prensa reports.

Dozens of Ecuadoreans in Flushing signed a petition to ask their country’s government to apply for TPS. (Photo via El Diario)

Ecuadoreans Want Their Government to Apply for TPS

Environment, Immigration, South American May 16, 2016 at 2:03 pm

Ecuadorean immigrants still working to help their loved ones affected by the quake say that TPS would help the country overcome the present emergency, El Diario/La Prensa reports.

Ana Lorena Siria de Lara, the Salvadoran consul general in New Jersey  (Photo via Reporte Hispano)

Salvadorans Wary But Hopeful That Trump Will Not Touch TPS

Central American, Immigration, Metro Area December 13, 2016 at 3:35 pm

The Salvadorian community in New Jersey is concerned but hopeful that the Trump administration will renew their temporary protected status (TPS), Reporte Hispano.

Devanki Pandey with one of her sons (Photo by Anuz Thapa for Voices of NY)

Celebrating Dashain in Queens

Culture, Featured Posts, Queens, South Asian, Voices' Picks October 28, 2015 at 12:45 pm

The Nepali festival of Dashain was marked at a celebration sponsored by the advocacy group Adhikaar in Queens.

(Photo via El Diario)

Celebration and Calls for TPS at Ecuadorian Parade

Culture, Queens, South American August 9, 2016 at 12:57 pm

The New York Ecuadorian Parade on Northern Boulevard in Queens, held days before the country’s independence day, was marked by calls for temporary protected status, El Diario/La Prensa reports.

Martha Gualotunai, who has not been to her native Ecuador in 21 years, will travel to Washington on Monday to request that the TPS is approved. (Photo by Edwin Martínez via El Diario)

NY Ecuadoreans to Request Immediate TPS Approval in Washington

Environment, Government, New York, South American June 17, 2016 at 12:56 pm

New York community leaders and delegates from Ecuadorean President Rafael Correa’s government will travel to Washington on Monday in hopes that the Obama administration will listen to their plea two months after the devastating earthquake in Ecuador, El Diario/La Prensa reports.

at the tips clinic in elmhurst  (photo by anuz that for voices of NY)

One-Day TPS Clinic Helps 135 Nepalese

Featured Posts, Immigration, South Asian, Voices' Picks August 7, 2015 at 11:43 am

A large clinic for Nepalese seeking TPS was held by the New York Immigration Coalition and other organizations in Elmhurst, Queens.

Port Isabel Detention Center in Texas (Photo via Khasokhas)

Nepalese in Detention Centers Hope TPS Will Aid Them

Immigration, New York, South Asian July 31, 2015 at 2:49 pm

There are 111 Nepalese in detention across the U.S., with seven of them being held on criminal charges. Lawyers hope that the U.S. government’s recent decision to permit Nepalese in the U.S. to apply for temporary protected status might help some of those in detention, writes Kishor Panthi in Khasokhas.

A sign on the door of Mustang Thakali Kitchen restaurant in Queens announcing a TPS clinic. (Photo by Anuz that for Voices of NY)

Nepalese Have Many Questions re TPS

Free clinics are being held in Queens and elsewhere to help Nepalese answer questions they may have about the U.S. government’s temporary protected status program.

Nepali gathering in Jackson Heights at Diversity Plaza following the earthquakes in Nepal in April. (Photo by Christina Schreil via Queens Chronicle)

Protected Status Granted for Nepali Here

East Asian, Environment, Immigration, Queens June 25, 2015 at 1:22 pm

Nepali in the U.S. can receive temporary protected status that allows them to remain in the U.S. for a period of 18 months.