Immigrants and Activists Protest Termination of TPS for Hondurans ... back >
May 7, 2018 - Led by CASA de Maryland executive director Gustavo Torres, Honduran TPS beneficiaries and activists protested in front of the White House.  On May 4 the Department of Homeland Security announced termination of Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for Honduras, the latest in a series of such announcements (+).  Some 57,000 Hondurans, who have lived and worked in the U.S. for close to twenty years, would be required to return to Honduras by Jan. 5, 2020 if the action withstands legal challenges (+).  Honduras is one of the most violent countries in the world,
Abel Nuñez, Executive Director of CARECEN.
Santos Reyes, member of SEIU32BJ, whose TPS status has been terminated.  (Ana Martinez, lead organizer with CASA, helping with translation).
Mardoel Hernandez, activist with Alianza TPS, whose TPS status has been terminated.
Virgilio Aleman, CASA member and Arlington resident, whose TPS status has been terminated.  He is 84 years old and still working.