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Ukrainians will soon be eligible for temporary protected status. What does that mean?

Apr 6, 2022
It lets people get work permits and protects them from deportation. The status does not offer a path to citizenship.
While Ukrainians will soon be eligible for temporary protected status, it is not a path to citizenship and doesn't include eligibility for programs like federal housing assistance or food stamps.
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Haitians with TPS help fuel Haiti's economy, one wire transfer at a time

Apr 17, 2018
Their protected status ends in 2019. If they have to leave the U.S., how might that affect Haiti’s economy?
Reynald Justance earns a living working in the kitchens at Disney World. He sends money to family and friends in Haiti at least once a week.
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With deportation looming, Haitian workers highlight their role in Florida's tourism industry

Feb 20, 2018
They argue that an executive order ending their temporary protected status could hurt the state’s economy.
Wilna Destin gathers union petition signatures from Disney employees.
Monivette Cordeiro

Tens of thousands of Haitians and others face losing their temporary legal status

Nov 21, 2017
The Trump administration is ending Temporary Protected Status for Haitians, Nicaraguans and maybe other groups.