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Lawyers Association Provides Critical Information to Detained Immigrants, Families

by Anna Marie Macías Sept. 18, 2008 Ever since Congress rejected an immigration reform bill last year, federal agents have enforced immigration laws more aggressively than ever, setting records for the largest numbers of undocumented immigrant laborers rounded up and deported from their homes, factories and other work sites. While this might appear to be […]

Temporary Protected Status

Temporary protected status protects foreign residents currently living in the U.S. whose homeland conditions are recognized by the US government as being temporarily unsafe to inhabit (e.g., war, earthquake, flood, drought, or other extraordinary temporary conditions). TPS does not allow for permanent resident status. It may be granted anywhere from 6-18 months with extensions. Learn […]