Why is TPS taking so long?

The Filipino Community Center is a member of NAFCON USA, which is a part of the Relief 2 Recovery Coalition, a group of organizations who are committed to pushing for another form of humanitarian aid: to designate the Philippines with Temporary Protected Status (TPS). We believe this will empower Filipinos to better help the relief effort.
We have one ask. Can you please share this tweet and the attached infographic? 
Why is it taking @DHSgov so long 2 grant FULL #tpsNOW for the #Philippines? http://t.co/dSwFUYTj3T
When we compared the Philippines with other countries who have been given TPS designation because of natural disasters, the numbers are startling:
1. El Salvador
●     Disaster: El Salvador Earthquakes
●     Date(s) of Disaster: January 13, 2001 and February 13, 2001
●     Granted TPS: March 9, 2001
●     Difference between disaster and TPS: 24 days
2. Haiti
●     Disaster: Haiti earthquake
●     Date of Disaster: January 12, 2010
●     Granted TPS: January 21, 2010
●     Difference between disaster and TPS: 9 days
3. Honduras
●     Disaster: Hurricane Mitch
●     Date of Disaster: October 29, 1998
●     Granted TPS: January 5, 1999
●     Difference between disaster and TPS: 68 days
4.Nicaragua
●     Disaster: Hurricane Mitch
●     Date of Disaster: October 22, 1998
●     Granted TPS: January 5, 1999
●     Difference between disaster and TPS: 75 days
5. Philippines
●     Disaster: Typhoon Haiyan/Yolanda
●     Date of Disaster: November 8, 2013
●     Granted TPS: …
●     Difference between disaster and TPS: 229 days and counting…

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