September 3, 2014
On September 2, USCIS announced what may be the world’s smallest re-amnesty.
A "re-amnesty" is the extension of a previous amnesty, giving the beneficiaries more-or-less legal status in the United States. The technical term is TPS, for Temporary Protected Status.
This program will cover a small number of once-illegal aliens from the new, and troubled, nation of South Sudan, the non-Muslim breakaway section of Sudan which achieved independence in 2011.
And how many lucky beneficiaries will there be?
To quote the ever-lucid prose of USCIS: Read more...