Friday, May 31, 2013

Se extiende Estatus de Protección Temporal para los Salvadoreños

La Secretaria del Departamento de Seguridad Nacional, Janet Napolitano, ha extendido el Estatus de Protección Temporal (TPS, por sus siglas en inglés) para los ciudadanos elegibles de EL Salvador por 18 meses adicionales, comenzando el 10 de septiembre de 2013 y terminado el 9 de marzo de 2015.

Temporary Protected Status Extended for Salvadorans

WASHINGTON—Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano has extended Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for eligible nationals of El Salvador for an additional 18 months, beginning Sept. 10, 2013, and ending March 9, 2015.

Wednesday, May 22, 2013

Amid immigration reform, calls to change asylums

While Congress debates legalizing about 11 million immigrants living in the U.S. illegally, immigration advocates are pushing plans they say will open the asylum process for thousands more people who flee persecution in their home countries.

Senate panel OKs immigration overhaul

After three long weeks of hearings and debates, spectators burst out into screams and applause Tuesday night after the Senate Judiciary Committee approved an immigration bill that would be the biggest overhaul to the nation’s immigration laws in a generation.

Gay groups denounce lack of protection in Senate immigration bill

Gay rights advocates are reacting angrily to a decision by Senate Democrats on Tuesday to drop protections for same-sex couples from a landmark immigration reform bill in order to preserve Republican support for the legislation.

US Senate panel approves immigration bill

WASHINGTON — Far-reaching legislation that grants a chance at citizenship to millions of immigrants living illegally in the United States cleared the Senate Judiciary Committee on a solid bipartisan vote Tuesday night after supporters somberly sidestepped a controversy over the rights of gay spouses.