Law Professors Fight To Preserve Protections For Haitians

Law360 (January 8, 2020, 7:28 PM EST) -- Nearly two dozen immigration law professors asked the Second Circuit to uphold a lower court's decision preserving temporary protected status for Haitians, slamming the Trump administration's argument that it has unreviewable discretion to nix protections.

In a brief Tuesday, the professors sided with a group of refugees challenging the administration's revocation of temporary immigration protections for some 59,000 Haitians living in the U.S. since a 2010 earthquake. The government doesn't have "unfettered executive discretion" to extend or end temporary protected status, or TPS, they said.

"The government's assertions in this case that the executive enjoys unfettered or unreviewable discretion are contrary...

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