Congress Must Act Now to Protect Nepali TPS Holders

Despite strong social and cultural ties to the U.S. and significant contributions to the U.S. economy, the future of nearly 15,000 Nepali Temporary Protected Status (TPS) holders remains uncertain. The 2018 decision by the Trump Administration to terminate TPS for Nepal, and subsequent court decisions by the 9th Circuit allowing a potential end to these designations, places the lives of Nepali TPS holders and their families at risk of deportation. Congress must act now to protect Nepali TPS holders.

Adhikaar Releases New Report: “Nepali TPS Holders Make Significant Contributions To America”

This report was co-authored by Tom K. Wong, Anna Coleman, Pabitra Khati Benjamin, Aakriti Khanal, and Silva Mathema View the press release here: ENGLISH and नेपाली Background on Nepal’s TPS designation The U.S. Department of …

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What is Happening with TPS? टिपिएस को बारे के भईरहेको छ?

यो सुचना एसिएलयू (ACLU of Southern California), अधिकार, कारासेन (CARACEN-Los Angeles), नेशनल टिपिएस अलायन्स (the National TPS Alliance), नेशनल डे लेबरर ओर्गानाईजिङ् नेटवर्क (the National Day Laborer Organizing Network), र वर्किङ् फेमलिज यूनाईटेड …

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Statement of Adhikaar: Committee to the United States House Committee on the Judiciary Hearing on “Protecting Dreamers and Temporary Protected Status Recipients”

Adhikaar is the only women-led worker and community center organizing the Nepali-speaking community on workers rights, immigrants rights and access to healthcare. Adhikaar has worked on Temporary Protected Status (TPS) since 2015 when …

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Immigrant Advocates and Nepali Groups Applaud Extension of Temporary Protected Status for Nepal

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Press Contact: Anupa Gewali,  Main Phone: 718-937-1117,  E-mail: anupa@adhikaar.org New York  (Wednesday, October 26, 2016) On Tuesday, October 25th, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced that it would extend the designation …

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