Editorial Dept. Voz de la Diaspora
In the last hours the Supreme Court ruled against thousands of migrants who are protected under the Temporary Protection Status, TPS (in English, Temporary Protected Status), the resolution issued was that they cannot opt for a permanent residence, under the argument that the immigration protection represents a legal entry for those who crossed the border violating immigration laws.
This decision has generated various reactions that have outraged Tepesianos and different organizations that represent the beneficiaries of the Temporary Protection Status, As a result of this decision they plan to express themselves next Thursday 10 June to demand permanent protections be included in the next Immigration Infrastructure Law.
Among the organizations that will speak out this week after hearing this ruling are: Central American Resource Center, National Day Laborer Organizing Network y National TPS Alliance, who have announced several demonstrations in favor of migrants and in turn demand that the Government act soon.
These are some of the marches scheduled for this Thursday 10 of June, in Houston, Texas, the concentration will be in front of the Federal Building, located in 1919 Smith St, starting at 6:00 pm.
Likewise in Dallas County, protesters will focus on the 4329 Clarendon Dr. Dallas, to demand that the Joe Biden government take their needs into account.
Also in North Carolina, a vigil has been called in the 9300 Harris Corners Pkwy in Charlotte County from the 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m.
In the state of Florida the activity in favor of the Tepesians will be in Miami, starting at 5:30 pm, in the 7400 SW 87th Ave, where a massive participation of people is expected.
For its part in the state of Connecticut, the development of the activity will take place in front of the office of Senator Richard Blumenthal, located in the 90 State House Square de Hartford, the call is from 4:00 pm.
The state of California will also support with demonstrations, the first will be held in the city of San Francisco starting at 5:00 pm, in front of the Federal State building and is also the office of the president of the House of Representatives, Nancy Pelosi, located in the 90 7th St.
The second Californian concentration will be held with a vigil in the city of Los Angeles at 5:00 p.m. in the grand park 200 N Grand Ave. THE, 90012.
TPS is an immigration benefit that the Government began to grant to people from countries affected by armed conflict, natural disasters and temporary extraordinary conditions.
Said US benefit must be paid tariffs for a period of up to 18 months and can extend the permit, but do not opt for a permanent residence. Until March of this year, nail 320 a thousand people remain covered by the program, Most come from El Salvador, followed by Haiti, Honduras, Nepal, Nicaragua and other beneficiary countries.
Tepesianos are not expelled from the United States, nor detained by the Department of Homeland Security, can legally work with a work permit, (en inglés Employment Authorization Document, EAD), and have the option of traveling only in cases of extreme emergency with a prior authorized permit.