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MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Another family separation crisis is looming, the end of Temporary Protective Status or TPS for more than 300,000 legal immigrants.

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Miami Archbishop Thomas Wenski, along with elected officials and community leaders met Friday to discuss TPS in the phase of uncertainty about where our immigration policy is headed.

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Marleine Bastien, Executive Director of The Family Action Network, says thousands of US-born children will be taken from their families.

“We need comprehensive immigration reform to protect the DACA kids and young leaders, to protect the 120 thousand people. We need a better plan.”

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Bastien says the 28,000 children in Florida alone will face the breakup of their families if their parents are forced to leave the country when TPS expires next year.