The United States Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security Kirstjen Nielsen announced Friday the decision to terminate the Temporary Protected Status (TPS) visa program, which protected over 56,000 Honduranimmigrants from deportation since 1999.
Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen NielsenKirstjen Michele NielsenNumber of caravan migrants allowed into U.S. rises to 158 Maryland crab industry loses almost half of workforce in visa lottery 53 migrants from caravan allowed into United States for asylum: reportMORE gave them until January 2020 - the maximum 18-month period - to return to Honduras or seek different immigration status. Honduran TPS holders will have until January 2020 before their protections expire.
Trump's administration has taken a harder line against migrants, especially those coming from Latin America over the United States southern border with Mexico.
Around 437,000 immigrants from 10 countries affected by extreme violence or disasters have temporary protected status.
TPS critics complain that repeated extensions in six- to 18-month increments of the status, sometimes for decades, has given beneficiaries de facto residency in the United States.
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"Generally speaking, people make decisions about migration based on human needs and social connections over legal statutes", said Miranda Hallett, assistant professor of cultural anthropology at the University of Dayton. Hurricane Mitch is the second deadliest hurricane in history.
Groups that favor limited immigration praised the administration's decision, saying the effects of Hurricane Mitch are long-gone.
The Honduran refugees first came to the US under the Temporary Protected Status, which allowed citizens of foreign nations to seek temporary asylum during war and natural disasters.
Supporters of the administration's immigration policies applauded the announcement to end TPS. The original complaint challenged the Trump administration's decision to terminate a similar program protecting immigrants from Haiti and El Salvador.
The Honduran government "deeply" lamented TPS termination. With an estimated 86,000 people now registered, Hondurans represent the second-largest group of foreigners who have benefited from the program. "The loss of these hardworking people will have a negative impact on our economy, in addition to disrupting so many lives in our community".
The government of Honduras said on Friday that it "profoundly regrets the cancellation of the program" and pledged free legal and consular support for Hondurans living in the United States. After a disputed presidential election a year ago, at least 30 people died amid protests in the nation. With an eye on the upcoming TPS decision, it had enhanced efforts to crack down on cartels and human trafficking and sided with the Trump administration at the United Nations past year over moving the US embassy in Israel to Jerusalem, USA Today reported.
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