<p>TPS stands for Temporary Protected Status, a government program created by Congress in 1990. It was signed into law by President George Bush, with the goal of providing safe haven for immigrants when war, a natural disaster or an epidemic make going back home too dangerous. We're covering changes to the program and the countries listed and removed from protected status.</p>
Temporary Protected Status for Haitians runs out on July 22, 2019. There are about 58,000 Haitians and their 27,000 US-born children who will be affected.
An estimated 200,000 Salvadorans who are currently covered by TPS could be forced to return to El Salvador.
President Donald Trump's decision to end temporary protections for Haitian immigrants shocked recipients, many of whom are now faced with returning to a country they haven't seen in years.
Some 59,000 Haitian immigrants in the United States will no longer receive protective status starting in 18 months, opening the door for their potential repatriation to their desperately poor home country.
Trump administration deciding fate of those allowed in years ago due to war, natural disasters.
They were in the US legally due to a statute offered to people from countries in crisis. Now, their crisis is deemed over, but it's not easy to return home.
The Department of Homeland Security on Monday extended Temporary Protected Status, or TPS, for Haitians in the United States. The program will continue to benefit Haitians for six months.
The 7.8 magnitude earthquake caused huge devastation in Nepal in April, 2015. Many Nepalis in America at the time were allowed to stay — and now they want to continue to live in America to help support their families who are still recovering.