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Lawyers’ Committee sues Trump admin. on protected status decision

The Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights and Economic Justice, in partnership with the immigrant advocacy group Centro Presente, recently filed a federal lawsuit challenging the Trump Administration’s decision to terminate Temporary Protected Status for Salvadoran and Haitian immigrants.

Leominster Champion

Leominster residents join lawsuit vs. Trump administration

Two Leominster residents who emigrated from El Salvador in 2001 through a special federal program have joined a lawsuit against the Trump administration’s decision to send them back.

News Americas Now

These Eight Brave Haitians And El Salvadorans Are Suing Donald Trump

News Americas, BOSTON, Massachusetts, Fri. Mar. 2, 2018: Two brave Haitian nationals and six Salvadorans are among a group of eight who have slapped a lawsuit on Donald Trump and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, (DHS).

Nineteen-year-old Chris Jean Baptiste and 25-year-old Anne Christine Nicolas, both of whom were born in Haiti and now live under Temporary Protected Status, (TPS), in Boston, Massachusetts, are suing to block the termination of TPS for Haitians and El Salvadorans by the Trump administration.

ColorLines

Lawsuit Alleges Trump's Termination of Deportation Protections Motivated by Race

Haitian and Salvadoran immigrants sue to keep Temporary Protected Status, say president’s immigration agenda is racially discriminatory.

Bloomberg

Immigrants Group Sues Trump for Ending Refugee Program

Haitian and Salvadoran refugees sued President Donald Trump, claiming his administration’s decision to end protections that allowed them to stay in the U.S. was “tainted by racial animus.”

The lawsuit, filed in Boston federal court, seeks to block the administration from ending the Temporary Protected Status program that allowed thousands of people from countries experiencing a humanitarian or environmental crisis to live legally in the U.S.

WBUR

Citing Racism, Haitian, Salvadoran Immigrants Sue Trump Over End Of Temporary Immigration Program

Immigrants and advocates in Massachusetts are suing the Trump administration, saying its decision to terminate Temporary Protected Status(TPS) for Haitians and Salvadorans is racially motivated.

 

MassLive.com

Massachusetts immigrants sue President Trump to block end to Temporary Protected Status program for El Salvador and Haiti

Activists rally in favor of an extension of the Temporary Protective Status program in front of the Massachusetts Statehouse on Nov. 8, 2017.

Activists rally in favor of an extension of the Temporary Protective Status program in front of the Massachusetts Statehouse on Nov.

The Hill

Haitian, Salvadoran immigrants sue Trump over decision to end protections

Immigrants are suing President Trump after his decision to end the Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for thousands of immigrants from Haiti and El Salvador.

The lawsuit, filed in federal court in Boston, looks to prevent the Trump administration from ending the protections, The Associated Press reported.