TPS Holders Rally Outside UN General Assembly to Call on Salvadoran President to Fight for Permanent Solutions
TPS Alliance issues letter to President Bukele outlining needs of Salvadorans abroad
New York, NY – As Salvadoran President, Nayib Bukele, arrives in the United States to meet with President Trump, the National TPS Alliance issues a letter calling on him to stand up for TPS Holders and recognize the fight for a permanent legislative solution.
A press conference will be held near the United Nations General Assembly to call on President Trump and Salvadoran President Bukele to protect TPS Holders.
WHAT: Press Conference & Rally
WHEN: Wednesday Sept 25th @ 11:00amEST
WHERE: Third Ave & E 46th St. New York, NY 10017
WHO: TPS Holders, Allies, Supporting Organizations
TPS Holders Letter
The letter authored by Jose Palma, National Coordinator and others, urges President Bukele to “join our struggle as we fight for the right to remain in a country that we’ve called home for decades.”
“In the US, there is an effort to rip us apart from our families and disregard the enormous contributions we have made to this country for decades. Not only are we homeowners, business owners here, but hundreds of thousands of our children were born here and have been raised in these communities. We do not reject our native land of El Salvador, but rather we recognize our right to migrate and to remain in the United States.”
“Two years ago, this administration terminated the Temporary Protected Status program days after he insulted our countries by calling them Shitholes. We quickly learned, through declassified materials that there was a deliberate effort to cut protections simply because of the color of our skin. Our children, US Citizens have led a national effort to sue the Trump administration for their unlawful termination.”
“The only solution for TPS Holders is a permanent solution. In May of this year, Congress passed a historic legislation the Dream & Promise Act that grants us a path towards permanent residency. This is the fight we need you to respect. Anything less would be insufficient to protect hundreds of thousands of TPS holders and their US Citizen children.”