How Temporary Protected Status Can Stop Immigrants from Being Forced to Return to War Zones or Disaster Areas

How Temporary Protected Status Can Stop Immigrants from Being Forced to Return to War Zones or Disaster Areas | Laraine E. Schwartz

Immigrants in the United States, who are unable to return to their home countries due to unsafe conditions there, may apply for Temporary Protected Status (TPS) if their country has been designated for TPS by the Secretary of Homeland Security. Countries approved for this status include those experiencing ongoing armed conflicts, environmental or natural disasters (such as hurricanes or earthquakes), or outbreaks of serious disease.

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