Trump Administration Extends TPS for Yemenis But Won’t End Travel Ban

HeadlineJul 06, 2018
H12 trump extends yemen tps while travel ban remains

Meanwhile, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security said Thursday it will extend temporary protected status for about 1,200 Yemeni immigrants living in the United States amid the ongoing war. Abed Ayoub of the American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee said the move fell short because Yemen remains on President Trump’s travel ban list. Ayoub tweeted, ”DHS has opted to only extend TPS for Yemeni nationals in the U.S., not redesignate. This is important because all those who arrived after the last registration period will not be permitted to apply for TPS, and may be forced to go back to Yemen. Not a good decision.”

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