What is the TPS program about? ?

I heard it doesn't lead to permanent residency is this true? I have a friend who is here under TPS from el Salvador..is she able to stay here and apply for permanent residency or not? She said it's only for work but she's not elegible for any government aid..and she's going to college soon, so she... show more I heard it doesn't lead to permanent residency is this true? I have a friend who is here under TPS from el Salvador..is she able to stay here and apply for permanent residency or not? She said it's only for work but she's not elegible for any government aid..and she's going to college soon, so she has to pay her own college tuition. what exactly is TPS?
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