Obama Grants Haitians Illegally in U.S. 'Protected Status' for 18 Months

The Obama administration said today that tens of thousands of illegal Haitian immigrants can remain temporarily in the U.S. while their country rebuilds after Tuesday's devastating earthquake. The announcement to grant "temporary protective status," or TPS, to Haitian nationals allows immigrants already in the U.S. to live and work freely here until conditions in Haiti improve. After 18 months the status could be revoked. "This is a disaster of historic proportions and this designation will...Full Story
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