Philippine Government Seeks “TPS” for Undocumented Filipinos Living in the U.S.
Published: December 16, 2013 Temporary Protected Status or “TPS” is a special, temporary immigration classification issued by the President of the U.S., by way of the Secretary of Homeland Security, to certain undocumented individuals living in the U.S. who are citizens of countries facing extraordinary humanitarian challenges. Crises such as civil war, hurricanes, earthquakes and epidemics are examples of the type of situations that prompt the issuance of a TPS decree for a certain country. Individuals granted TPS status are protected from removal from the U.S. and granted a period of employment authorization. In recent days, it has been reported that […]