AG Racine Awards $150,000 to Six Local Nonprofits Providing Humanitarian Aid to Migrants & Asylum-Seekers who Were Transported to District

Attorney General Karl A. Racine today announced that six local nonprofit organizations will receive Migrant Humanitarian Crisis Grants from the Office of the Attorney General (OAG) totaling $150,000 to support their front-line efforts to provide critical resources – such as housing, food, clothing, and transportation – to vulnerable migrants arriving from Arizona and Texas. 

New 18-month Designation of Haiti for Temporary Protected Status

On August 3, 2021, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (“DHS”) issued a new 18-month designation of Haiti for Temporary Protected Status (“TPS”). This new TPS designation enables Haitian nationals (and individuals without nationality who last resided in Haiti) who have continuously resided in the United States since July 29, 2021 to file applications for TPS, so long as they meet other eligibility requirements.

Recursos para DREAMers

El mes pasado, la Corte Suprema afirmo la Acción Diferida (DACA), un programa federal que ha permitido que cientos de miles de DREAMers vivan y trabajen en los Estados Unidos sin temor a ser deportados.

Resources for DREAMers

Last month, the Supreme Court upheld Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), a federal program that has allowed hundreds of thousands of DREAMers to live and work in the U.S. without fear of deportation.