By Susan Ferriss, Center for Public Integrity, 1/8/18
The sweeping move by the Trump administration affects more than 200,000 immigrants in the United States
In another sweeping action upending immigrant communities, the Trump Administration Monday announced it is terminating Temporary Protected Status for more than 200,000 immigrants from El Salvador who’ve been living here protected from deportation for nearly 17 years. The decision was met with widespread condemnation from church leaders, labor and immigrant rights groups and business organizations calling for Congress to act to spare the Salvadorans, many of whom have U.S. citizen children and employers who want them to stay. …
keep reading at Center for Public Integrity The order affects those from El Salvador who have been living in the US since BEFORE the 2001 earthquake. More than have of those losing their TPS status have been here more than 20 years. Many have jobs and children here. What ever happened to those Republican “family values”?