The Biden Administration has taken steps to extend Temporary Protected Status (TPS) protections for immigrants from countries devastated by natural disaster and war, after the previous Administration sought to revoke these protections. The House of Representatives has also passed the American Dream and Promise Act (H.R. 6) with strong bipartisan support, legislation that would establish a pathway to citizenship for individuals who have lived in the U.S. with TPS for a long time. TPS is a critical program that provides many immigrants an opportunity to remain in the U.S. and work while conditions in their home countries remain unsafe for return.
Here are five key things you need to know about TPS today: