Courthouse News Service: High Court Forecasts Defeat for Immigrants Who Fled Earthquake

IRLI In The News

April 19, 2021

By Brad Kutner

A couple that would have to go back to El Salvador after decades in the United States if they want to get green cards made little headway at the Supreme Court in seeking what their lawyer called a “humanitarian conclusion.”

The case involves limits on so-called TPS, or temporary protected status, which Congress created in 1990 to protect immigrants and refugees from deportation when they’re unable to return home due to natural disasters or armed conflicts, among other conditions.

Read the full story at Courthouse News Service

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