Trump to end protected status for Salvadorans

The Trump administration has already announced that it would terminate TPS for immigrants from other countries such as Nicaragua, Haiti and Sudan.

The Trump administration announced Monday that it will end temporary immigration status that was first granted to Salvadorans after a series of earthquakes nearly two decades ago.

The Homeland Security Department confirmed a story that POLITICO reported early Monday that DHS will terminate, by Sept. 9, 2019, Temporary Protected Status for immigrants from El Salvador.

The decision could complicate already-tense negotiations on Capitol Hill over a possible solution for so-called Dreamers, undocumented immigrants brought to the United States as children, as a bipartisan group of senators working on a possible Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals deal weighs a possible legislative fix for former TPS recipients.

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