Take Action to Protect TPS Holders

This webpage was last updated in January 2018.

The Center for Gender & Refugee Studies (CGRS) denounces the Trump Administration’s recent decisions to terminate Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for over 250,000 TPS holders from El Salvador, Haiti, and Nicaragua. Below we have compiled a few helpful resources for TPS holders, allies, and advocates.

Stand with TPS holders and their communities

  • Urge your members of Congress to support one of the proposed bills offering TPS holders a path to permanent residency using AILA's action tool
  • Check out Alianza Americas’ #SaveTPS advocacy toolkit, available in English and Spanish

Get informed

For current TPS holders:

  • ILRC practice alert on Ramirez v. Brown, a Ninth Circuit decision that provides the opportunity for certain TPS holders to apply for a green card
  • ILRC FAQ for TPS holders from Honduras and Nicaragua on how you can re-register and re-apply for work permits or Employment Authorization Documents
  • CLINIC on what you should know about TPS designation decisions and what happens when terminations take effect
  • For California students, DACA and TPS FAQ from UC Berkeley’s Undocumented Student Program
  • Bet Tzedek is offering legal services and Know Your Rights programs for TPS holders and their families in the Los Angeles area
  • CLINIC’s TPS resource page

For allies and advocates:

For advocates serving TPS and DACA holders, CLINIC is offering free webinars on the following issues: