Washington, Jan 16(ANI): The Temporary Protection Status (TPS) Bill for illegal Pakistani immigrants in the United States has been tabled in Congress.
L. Green, the Democratic Party congressman hailing from Texas, presented the TPS Bill in US Congress on Sunday, Geo News reports.
The bill seeks temporary protection status for illegal Pakistani immigrants in America, as according to the US Constitution, temporary protection can be given to illegal immigrants of the countries battling against any natural disaster.
Last year, unprecedented floods had devastated various parts of Pakistan, leaving over 1,600 people dead and affecting millions.
After the passage of the bill in US Congress, the illegal Pakistani immigrants would be able to enjoy temporary residence status is US, while the bill will also benefit students and those staying is US on 'visit visa'. (ANI)