Honduras Regrets U.S. Move to End Temporary Protected Status

Its foreign relations ministry said in a statement that it is a sovereign matter for Washington to decide, but added that "we deeply lament it."

  • Published 6 May 2018

TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras (AP) — President Juan Orlando Hernandez's government expressed regret over a U.S. move Friday to end temporary protected status, or TPS, for tens of thousands of Hondurans who have resided in the United States for nearly two decades. The foreign relations ministry said in a statement that it is a sovereign matter for Washington to decide, but added that "we deeply lament it." It said returnees "are and always will be welcome in… Read at AP News