You are not alone.
At Hope 4 Humanity we believe in the power of hope, especially for those who feel hopeless. As we strive to disrupt unjust systems, we demonstrate that every person is of value and vital to the wholeness of our humanity.
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The word migrant reflects the common lay understanding of a person who moves away from his or her place of usual residence.
The word immigrant refers to people who are “foreign born.”
A refugee is someone who has been legally resettled in one country through a refugee resettlement program.
Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA)
DACA, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, refers to certain people who came to the United States as children and meet several key guidelines. They may request consideration of deferred action for a period of 2 years, subject to renewal. If approved, they will be eligible for work authorization if they can demonstrate economic necessity.
Title 42 is a rarely used law that empowers federal health authorities to prohibit migrants from entering the country if it is determined that doing so could prevent the spread of contagious diseases.
Temporary Protected Status (TPS)
Temporary Protected Status (TPS) is granted by the Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security to eligible foreign-born individuals who are unable to return home safely due to conditions or circumstances preventing their country from adequately handling the return.