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Some of those people have been calling the U.S. home for a decade, and the each have their own stories about why they were compelled to leave El Salvador and try to start a new life in America. journalist and author Lauren Markham told the story of two Salvadoran immigrants. Markham followed twin ...
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) will terminate Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for El Salvador on September 9, 2019. Current Salvadoran TPS beneficiaries will have 60 days to request a final 18-month extension of status and work authorization while they seek another immigration status or ...

"The kingdom of Qatar ... has held out the possibility of an agreement with El Salvador whereby Salvadoran workers could be brought across in phases (to Qatar)," Chicas told reporters. After an unspecified period, the Salvadorans would return home, Chicas added, without saying how many workers the ...
Many of the conditions created by the 2001 earthquake that first prompted the TPS designation for immigrants from El Salvador haven't really improved, Allison said. El Salvador military police Salvadoran policemen arrest two suspected gang members during an anti-gang search operation in San Salvador, ...
In addition, more than 50,000 children in California were born in the U.S. but have Salvadoran parents who now face deportation due to losing their temporary protected status, according to the Center For American Progress. Those children will either have to return to El Salvador with their parents, stay in the ...
El Salvador is seeking to reach an agreement with Qatar to allow Salvadoran migrants who are forced to leave the United States to work temporarily in the gulf country, a spokesperson for the Salvadoran presidency said on Tuesday. Last week, US president Donald Trump's administration said that as of ...

But at a church in El Salvador, the message of sin and redemption is tailored to a different kind of parishioner: reformed members of the notorious gangs in the Central American nation. "Did you come armed?" asks Will, who recently finished up a 10-year stint in Salvadoran prison for robbery. He holds up a ...
PERRY, Iowa -- People from El Salvador who have been living in the U.S. since 2001 on a temporary protected status must now establish permanent residency or leave the country. Yandi Barco lives in Perry, and her family owns a Salvadoran restaurant called El Buen Gusto. "Hopefully we don't leave our ...
WASHINGTON (Sinclair Broadcast Group) -- Airbnb has committed to spending $100,000 in digital advertisements to promote listings in Africa, Haiti and El Salvador, according to Fortune Magazine. The company's move is in response to President Trump calling those areas of the world, "s***hole countries ...
WORCESTER - Emotion comes into Jakeline Silveira's voice as she discusses the loss of protected status for 200,000 Salvadoran immigrants in this country .... Today, he and his wife, also from El Salvador, own a Christian bookstore in addition to their Salvadoran restaurant, and plan to open a pizza shop ...
SOMERVILLE -- Blanca Portillo doesn't want to consider the life she will have if she returns to El Salvador, a country she fled as a pregnant widow 21 years ago, after her husband and her mother were murdered there in separate incidents, she said Saturday. "I have my house here," said Portillo, 41, who ...
Buenaventura Peneda was waiting to get paid after a day of pruning pomegranate trees. Like he does every two weeks, he'll send $500 of his earnings to his wife and family in El Salvador. "If not for me, they would suffer," he said in Spanish on Friday. "I maintain the family there." Peneda, a 52-year-old ...
They also caution that American employers may fire Salvadoran employees who will lose their ability to keep a job. Related: Trump clamps down on El Salvador's 'lifeline'. "The worry is that if there were a massive deportation," Galdamez said, "This would become, I guess I would call it a hell. It's a disaster.
With this logic, the officials avoided the main reason that Salvadorans are afraid to return: the gang violence that has made their country one of the most dangerous places in the world. The majority of Salvadoran TPS recipients have been in the United States for more than 20 years, and the El Salvador that ...
civil war wracked El Salvador from 1980 to 1992 (the U.S. backed the government in its bloody suppression of a leftist insurgency), which sparked an exodus of Salvadorans to the U.S. In Los Angeles, that led to the creation of the notorious Salvadoran gangs, such as MS-13, whose leaders and members ...
SACRAMENTO (CBS13) - Nearly 200,000 Salvadoran immigrants currently live in the U.S. Many fled El Salvador in the 1980's and 90's because of civil unrest and natural disasters. We looked at how President Trump's order to end temporary protected status for the Salvadorans is affecting one business.
SAN SEBASTIAN SALITRILLO, El Salvador (AP) -- Every two weeks, Flor Tovar receives a lifeline in the form of cash wired from her husband living in the United States. The money pays the $50 rent for her modest two-bedroom home in a low-income housing development about an hour northwest of El ...

The Trump Administration said Monday that it would end temporary protected status for Salvadoran immigrants after September 9, 2019, forcing nearly 200,000 immigrants in the US to return to El Salvador or face deportation. The Trump administration has criticized TPS as a measure that was meant to be temporary, but ...
"It is clear that El Salvador is not in a position to receive these families, and rescinding their TPS designation only stands to jeopardize the health and safety of thousands while tearing families apart." Menendez said "In dealing with an administration blindly eager to depopulate our nation from law-abiding ...
The Department of Homeland Security has confirmed that it will eliminate the Temporary Protected Status that gave provisional U.S. residency to Salvadoran migrants after a 2001 earthquake. Some 200,000 Salvadorans now have until Sept. 9, 2019, to leave the United States, obtain a green card or be ...
The Liberal government has a contingency plan for a potential flood of Salvadoran asylum seekers, but it is not expecting a sudden surge of people crossing the border from the United States. Immigration Minister Ahmed Hussen said the government has been "engaging intensely" with the El Salvador ...
A woman who escaped dangerous conditions in El Salvador to move to Massachusetts is speaking out following the Trump Administration's announcement on Monday that it was rescinding the temporary protected status of nearly 20,000 Salvadorans. Midonia Portillo, who lives in Cambridge with her ...
(Want to get this briefing by email? Here's the sign-up.) Good morning. Here's what you need to know: Photo. Credit Sunday Alamba/Associated Press. • In Nigeria, our reporter spoke to some of the 7,000 migrants who had been returned from Libya over the last year. They described appalling conditions in ...
WAYNESBORO - Monday turned out to be a rough birthday for Gio Castro Hernandez, owner of Gio's Treasures and the Little Gio's food truck in Waynesboro. On the day he turned 35, Castro Hernandez found out that after 20-plus years building a life in the United States, that he must move back to his ...
(Want to get this briefing by email? Here's the sign-up.) Good evening. Here's the latest. Photo. Credit Doug Mills/The New York Times. 1. "I'll take the heat." President Trump appeared to endorse a comprehensive immigration deal that would give millions of undocumented immigrants a pathway to U.S. ...
Now they're worried about their future and also worried about their relatives in El Salvador. NPR's Nurith Aizenman has more. NURITH AIZENMAN, BYLINE: Practically all of these Salvadoran immigrants work, and a huge share of them regularly send a portion of their earnings to family in El Salvador.
That's because nearly all these Salvadoran immigrants work -- and a huge share of them regularly send a portion of their earnings to family in El Salvador. "Approximately 80 to 85 percent are sending money back home," says. Manuel Orozco, a political scientist with the D.C. thinktank InterAmerican ...
8, 2018, in reaction to the announcement regarding Temporary Protective Status for people from El Salvador. The Trump Administration is ending special protections for Salvadoran immigrants, forcing nearly 200,000 to leave the U.S. by September 2019 or face deportation. El Salvador is the fourth country ...
Jaakko Kangasniemi, CEO of Finnfund, said: "solar energy in El Salvador fits well with Finnfund's strategy. For us it is particularly important that the projects are taking place in poor areas which, in terms of development, have been left behind in many ways. We have paid special attention to cooperation with ...
The Trump Administration faces a Monday deadline on whether to extend protections that would allow nearly 200,000 Salvadorans to stay in the U.S. legally. Complete access to news articles on this website is available to Daily Record subscribers who are logged in. Subscribers may login at the login tab, ...
"How many American children could be affected by the El Salvador decision?," one reporter asked the officials on Monday. "I don't have that handy," said the first official. "We don't have that information," said the second. However, the figure 192,000 has been widely reported, and repeatedly raised to DHS ...
When asked what he'd do if he lost his TPS status, Salvadoran Carlos Reyes, 40, who lives in Long Island, N.Y., told Newsday that Canada was an option. "One thing I know is I'm going to lose my job, and if I don't have a job, what can I do? I don't want to go [to El Salvador] but I won't be able to stay here," ...
The announcement came after Department of Homeland Security officials said they were ending a humanitarian program known as Temporary Protected Status, or T.P.S., ignoring pleas from immigrant advocates and the Salvadoran government to extend it. The move had its supporters. "We need to put the ...
Immigrant advocates and the El Salvadoran government had pleaded for the United States to extend the program, as it has several times since 2001, saying that conditions in El Salvador were still dire. A sense of dread gripped Salvadorans and their employers in California, Texas, Virginia and elsewhere.
Most recently, in a July 8, 2016, explanation, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services - the bureau within the Department of Homeland Security that oversees the policy - noted that there "continues to be a substantial, but temporary, disruption of living conditions in El Salvador resulting from a series of ...
When I was 13, my family sent me to the United States undocumented, so that I would not be killed in the bloody civil war raging in El Salvador. I still remember helping my father, an ambulance driver, prop up our mattress against the door to block the gunshots that often rained into homes, intentionally and ...
In 2001, after a series of earthquakes struck El Salvador, the US government allowed Salvadorans in the US to apply again. Since then, the protection has been renewed 10 times. In those 17 years, Salvadoran immigrants have established deep roots in the United States, said Jaime Contreras, the head of ...
The State Department is required to send an assessment of conditions on the ground in El Salvador to Homeland security to aid in Nielsen's decision. "I stand shoulder to shoulder with mayors across the country and the 4,000 Salvadoran New Yorkers with TPS to call for an 18-month extension," said New ...
In their letter, the Catholic organisations urged Secretary Nielsen to extend TPS for El Salvador, noting that "terminating TPS for El Salvador would likely ... The letter also reiterated the Church's commitment to stand "ready to support measures to protect the well-being and dignity of Salvadoran families here ...
"In an electoral process you must respect the vote, the will of the people, be transparent; I do not mean that in Honduras there was not, but it seems that there has not been total transparency," he explained. The head of the El Salvadoran church went on to condemn rising violence, which it has observed with ...
In a neighborhood outside of El Salvador's capital San Salvador, Barrio 18 gang members are forcing women to take care of their children while they or their .... To date, neither the Salvadoran government nor media outlets like Revista Factum have collected data to determine whether or not the practice of ...
"Recinos-Agreda sought refuge within our communities to avoid facing sexual assault charges in El Salvador," said Thomas Decker, field office director for ERO New York. "ICE has not wavered in its commitment to keeping our neighborhoods safe by arresting and removing those criminal aliens who seek ...
15 December 2017 - The United Nations human rights wing has called on the Latin American nation, El Salvador, to immediately halt the application of a law that unduly penalizes women for abortion-related offenses and to review all cases to ensure their compliance with international human rights standards. According to ...
The number of immigrants in the United States from El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras rose by 25% from 2007 to 2015, in contrast to more modest growth of the country's overall foreign-born population and a decline from neighboring Mexico. During these same years, the total U.S. immigrant ...
Salvadoran Deputy Minister of education, Francisco Castaneda considers that educated people reconvert their history, are more productive, ...
A man stands next to the U.S.-Mexico border fence at Friends of Friendship Park on February 4, 2017 in San Ysidro, California. Photo by Justin ...
"It is a tool for an emergency situation and in the case of El Salvador, ... is becoming more difficult to justify, U.S. ambassador to El Salvadoran ...
El Salvador reported its first case in March 2015, and the Center for ... scoffed Aldo Miranda, a Salvadoran research director as he sucked air ...
A 23-year-old man from El Salvador was arrested early Sunday after picking a fight at a Basalt bar and acting belligerently toward a police ...
An El Salvadoran national who snuck across the U.S. border to organize local branches of the violent street gang, MS-13, was convicted of four ...


 

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