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Salvadorans who fled their country's civil war and were physically present in the U.S. as of September 1990 were granted temporary protected status. Salvador was re-designated for the program because of the damage caused by two earthquakes that devastated the country in 2001. Immigration advocates ...
September 9, 2019: It hangs like a dark cloud over Manuel Flores's entire existence. This is the date that temporary protected status (TPS) for nationals of El Salvador—a designation that, for the last 16 years, has granted eligible Salvadorans the ability to live and work legally in the United States—is set to ...

Salvadorans will choose from eight parties to elect 84 representatives for the Legislative Assembly and Municipal Councils for the country's 262 municipalities. El Salvador's political sphere is dominated by two major parties: the right-wing Nationalist Republic Alliance (ARENA) and the left-wing FMLN, ...
This evening of music is being presented to benefit the people of El Salvador through donations that will support both ASAPROSAR (Salvadoran Association ... Many Salvadorans live in extreme poverty as a result of government instability, natural disasters like earthquakes, floods, and volcanic eruptions.
This evening of music is being presented to benefit the people of El Salvador through donations that will support both ASAPROSAR (Salvadoran Association ... Many Salvadorans live in extreme poverty as a result of government instability, natural disasters like earthquakes, floods, and volcanic eruptions.
Otto Madrid is a former temporary protected status holder turned small business owner and citizen who fled El Salvador in 2001 because of devastating earthquakes. After arriving in the U.S., he settled in a Virginia suburb of Washington and got a job as a painter. Now the 38-year-old Salvadoran American ...

The Department of Homeland Security announced that TPS for Salvadorans will receive a final one-time extension until Sept. 9, 2019, but that after this date, the program ends. TPS was originally granted in 2001 as a way to protect the citizens of El Salvador from a series of devastating earthquakes that ...
Santa Cruz immigration attorney Michael Mehr told the Sentinel there are a variety of alternatives to be considered for Salvadorans and other immigrants without citizenship or resident status in the U.S. In March 2017, the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals decision, Ramirez v. Brown, granted TPS recipients ...
The Palacioses' American dream was put on hold early January after Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen M. Nielsen's announcement terminating TPS for Salvadorans. About 200,000 TPS-protected Salvadorans across the U.S. have until September 2019 to return to their birth country, change their ...
There are also some 200,000 Salvadorans who, like Eli, have lived in the US with TPS for 17 years; his status will expire in September 2019, unless he too has some grounds to get a green card — say, if he married a US citizen — or parole at the discretion of USCIS. But the processing backlog for someone ...
haitians-protests-against-trump People take part in a protest against U.S. President Donald Trump's recent statements and words about immigration crossing the Brooklyn Bridge on January 19, 2018 in New York. U.S. President Trump balked at an immigration deal that would include protections for people ...
Otto Madrid is a former temporary protected status holder turned small business owner and citizen who fled El Salvador in 2001 because of devastating earthquakes. After arriving in the U.S., he settled in a Virginia suburb of Washington and got a job as a painter. Now the 38-year-old Salvadoran American ...
The Department of Homeland Security announced that TPS for Salvadorans will receive a final one-time extension until Sept. 9, 2019, but that after this date, the program ends. TPS was originally granted in 2001 as a way to protect the citizens of El Salvador from a series of devastating earthquakes that ...
Santa Cruz immigration attorney Michael Mehr told the Sentinel there are a variety of alternatives to be considered for Salvadorans and other immigrants without citizenship or resident status in the U.S. In March 2017, the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals decision, Ramirez v. Brown, granted TPS recipients ...
Santa Cruz immigration attorney Michael Mehr told the Sentinel there are a variety of alternatives to be considered for Salvadorans and other immigrants without citizenship or resident status in the U.S. In March 2017, the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals decision, Ramirez v. Brown, granted TPS recipients ...
The Palacioses' American dream was put on hold early January after Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen M. Nielsen's announcement terminating TPS for Salvadorans. About 200,000 TPS-protected Salvadorans across the U.S. have until September 2019 to return to their birth country, change their ...
President Trump didn't include El Salvador on his vulgar list of deplorables. But his forthcoming expulsion of nearly 200,000 Salvadorans will inflict more harm on that poor and violent country of 6.3 million people than any verbal assault. Actions speak louder than words. Haiti and the continent of Africa got ...

But a week ago the Trump administration announced plans to end TPS for individuals from El Salvador, upending the lives of roughly 200,000 Salvadorans who have been living in this country since at least March 2001, if not substantially longer. These individuals now have eighteen months—until ...
Last week, President Donald Trump's administration announced a cancellation of temporary protected status, or TPS, for people from El Salvador — a move that will eventually throw over 200,000 non-criminal legal residents into an undocumented status in the United States. Previously announced TPS ...
Almost 12 years ago, a sea of immigrants and their supporters took to the streets in cities across the United States for a series of marches, a response to a Republican proposal to toughen immigration policies and wall off one-third of the U.S.-Mexico border. Some 500,000 people gathered in downtown Los ...
... Bush after earthquakes devastated the country. But last week, the Trump administration announced that the “temporary protected status” program will end in September 2019. The decision will impact more than 49,000 people in California, and could change Mendota – where Salvadorans are believed to ...
Salvadorans who were in the US before the earthquake in their native country qualified for TPS because the thinking at the time was that they couldn't return to an earthquake-ravaged nation. Today, TPS protectees are allowed to travel outside the US but Galdamez says he must pay a $665 fee to the US ...
Congress must move to protect 200,000 Salvadorans who are now at risk of losing TPS when the last extension runs out in 2019. These people have resided in the U.S. ever since two devastating earthquakes struck that country 17 years ago. So most Salvadoran TPS recipients have lived in the U.S. for at ...
... >> With President Trump declared an end to protected immigration status for more than 200,000 Salvadorans, one industry in El Salvador is gearing up for a possible influx of new workers. Reuters' Central America correspondent, Enrique Andreas Patel.>> In recent years, call centers have become the ...
Once again the Republicans under the leadership of their self-proclaimed “genius”, Donald Trump, has issued a fatwa to deport 200,000 Salvadorans living in the United States, many of whom have been living, working and raising families here for more than 20 years. This is excessively cruel and heartless, ...
The U.S. is ending the temporary protected status designation for nearly 200,000 Salvadorans. Journalist Carlos Dada of the website El Faro tells NPR's Scott Simon about the situation in El Salvador. Facebook; Twitter; Flipboard; Email ...
Mario Escalante reads a newspaper during lunch at a market in San Salvador, El Salvador, on Monday with the headline: "The United States will decide today the future of TPS." The Trump administration has announced that it will end the temporary protected status that has allowed about 200,000 people ...
TPS, which blocks deportation of selected groups of immigrants, was applied to Salvadorans in 2001 after two devastating earthquakes struck the Central American country. After Monday's announcement, about 200,000 Salvadorans in the US have 18 months to leave or attain legal status. Get Fast Forward ...
All migrants have two lives — the one they are living now, and the one from before. In El Salvador, Rosa Maria was a sociologist. After fleeing to Long Island, N.Y., in 2002, she found work cleaning Manhattan apartments by day and fast-food restaurants by night. Her children have embraced the American ...
Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen gave Salvadorans with temporary protected status until Sept. 9, 2019, to leave the United States or face deportation. El Salvador becomes the fourth country since President Donald Trump took office to lose protection under the program, which provides ...
A young girl looked on as immigrants and activists protested Tuesday near the White House in the wake of the DHS decision. January 10, 2018. FOR THE PAST 16 years, Juana Portillo has worked for C&W Services, a Massport contractor, cleaning terminal B at Logan. Portillo and her husband, a maintenance worker at a ...
CHICAGO — Salvadorans in Chicago and across the U.S. could face deportation after the Trump administration announced it's ending special protections for immigrants from the country. Jose Manuel Ventura, the co-founder and chief legal counsel for Centre Romero in Rogers Park, says hundreds of ...
U.S. Decision To End Salvadorans' Status Reverberates Through El Salvador ... The U.S. ended a temporary immigration program that allowed roughly 200,000 Salvadorans to live and work in the U.S. for more than a decade. Most of them send their earnings back home. DAVID GREENE, HOST:.
Salvadorans were by far the largest group of foreigners benefiting from temporary protected status, which shielded them from deportation if they had arrived in the United States illegally. The decision came just weeks after more than 45,000 Haitians lost protections granted after Haiti's 2010 earthquake, and ...
Angel Rodriguez and Katherine Alfaro with their daughter Rose, 3. The parents' island residency may be threatened if TPS is not renewed in ...
The Temporary Protected Status, TPS, program for Salvadorans heading to the United States is becoming more difficult to justify, U.S. ...
Julio was around seven or eight when he and his family, and about 200 other Salvadorans were rounded up and led to a wide, fast running ...
Salvadoran officials are working to develop a permanent solution to the hundreds of thousands of Salvadorans living in the United States that ...
A survey of 1,000 Salvadorans by El Mundo between October 28 and November 1 showed that 42 percent of respondents believe gangs rule ...
But the bigger impact will come when the administration makes a final decision on the status of Salvadorans and Haitians. Haitians' status is set ...
Two women place flowers at the Truth and Memory Monument to commemorate the dead and disappeared from the Salvadoran Civil War.
The move to establish such a commission comes just over a year after the Constitutional Chamber of the Salvadoran Supreme Court of Justice ...
Andrea Ayala, executive director of Espacio de Mujeres Lesbianas por la Diversidad, a Salvadoran advocacy group known by the acronym ...
Groups that work with refugees in B.C. say there are already signs the province is attracting some of the 195,000 Salvadorans and 60,000 ...
In Washington, the Salvadoran delegation included the president of its ... Martinez told VOA that Salvadorans protected by TPS represent "an ...
It rebuked the American public for ignoring the escalating state violence against Salvadoran citizens, even though Americans had just held ...
About 250,000 citizens of El Salvador, Honduras and Nicaragua may soon follow Haitians to Canada out of fear of losing their special ...
I realized I had entered hostile territory while chatting with the taxi driver who picked me up at the airport, the first Salvadoran man I met. He told ...
In a quiet side street of one of San Salvador's infamous northern districts, lies a small community centre. All day, it is filled with small groups of ...
From where Lula Mena sits, the outlook for her home country of El Salvador is bleak. "We have no identity as a country. We are losing our ...


 

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