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TPS holders, advocates decry ruling that opens way for “mass deportation”
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TPS holders, advocates decry ruling that opens way for “mass deportation”

Roughly 55,000 Haitians who have received TPS, the federal program that allows immigrants from 10 countries to live and work in the U.S. The United States Court of Appeals panel sided with the Trump administration in saying that people from Haiti, Nicaragua and Sudan no longer need TPS.

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As Trump Targets Immigrants, Elderly Brace To Lose Caregivers

Nirva is one of about 59,000 Haitians living in the U.S. under Temporary Protected Status (TPS), a humanitarian program that gave them permission to work and live here after the January 2010 earthquake devastated their country. Many work in health care, often in grueling, low-wage jobs as nursing assistants or home health aides.

Now these workers’ days are numbered: The Trump administration decided to end TPS for Haitians, giving them until July 22, 2019, to leave the country or face deportation.