Supreme Court contemplates granting green cards

Supreme Court

Supreme Court reviews protected immigrant status. 400,000 immigrants potentially impacted.

Where: Washington DC

The Facts

▪ More than 400,000 immigrants are living in the US under TPS (Temporary Protected Status).

▪ A Justice Department lawyer argued that the 1990 law passed by Congress did not give TPS holders the right to permanent status if they entered the country illegally.

▪ While the law provides temporary protection in a crisis, it does not give the immigrants a right to a green card or citizenship.

▪ The case involves a couple from El Salvador who obtained legal protection to live in the US after a series of earthquakes in their home country.

▪ The Biden administration has proposed legislation that would give green cards to TPS recipients and allow them to seek citizenship.

Source Documents

Direct, authoritative source material on this story.

Reference Articles

Articles Citable has ingested related to this story.

Media Coverage

Percentage of day’s news

Article Sentiment

Citable analysis assessing the language of each article related to the story as positive, negative or neutral.


Publications covering this story along with their cumulative positive or negative sentiment.