• Rhenie Dalger

TPS Families March on Feb 12th Calling on Congress to Enact Permanent Protections


***MEDIA ADVISORY***

WHEN: TOMORROW, February 12th

WHERE: 9:30am EST Rally Outside of White House (Lafayette Park)

March to Capitol Steps

1:00pm EST Rally & Press Conference Outside Capitol (Section 10, front of house side of Capitol bldg)

All Day Press Event: TPS Families March on Feb 12th Calling on Congress to Enact Permanent Protections

Washington, DC – The National TPS Alliance announces plans for a major mobilization in Washington, DC tomorrow, February 12th to demand justice and a permanent solution for Temporary Protected Status (TPS) holders from all 13 countries. TPS families representing all thirteen countries designated with “TPS” will converge in Washington, DC to send a message to President Trump and the new Congress.

Jose Palma, TPS Holder from El Salvador and Spokesperson with the National TPS Alliance: “The TPS Alliance stands with all TPS holders and are fighting for a permanent solution for our families. Anything less than a permanent solution is a slap-in-the face to the decades we have given to this country, contributed and to the lives we have built” he concluded.

WHO:

The National TPS Alliance,

TPS Holders from across the country

CARECEN-Los Angeles

Adhikaar

Working Families United

Labor Unions

NDLON

WHAT: Rally outside the White House, March to Capitol Steps w/ visuals and public testimonies, Rally/Press Conference with Legislators at US Capitol building.

WHERE: Two Locations:

9:30 am Rally Outside of White House.

1:00 pm Rally/Press Conference Outside Capitol Steps (section 10, front of house side of Capitol bldg)

WHEN: Tuesday, February 12th, 2019

In 2018 the National TPS Alliance endorsed the American Promise Act authored by Rep. Nydia Velazquez (D-NY), as well as S. 2144 the “SECURE Act” introduced by Senator Christopher Van Hollen (MD) and 9 other Senators- the only TPS legislation that ensures individuals from all 13 countries issued TPS are protected and provides a pathway to permanent residency.


 

 

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