Salvadorans With Temporary Protected Status Given One-Year Relief, But Advocates Say It’s Not Enough

Nicole Rojas
Oct 29, 2019 - 4:50
Salvadorans With Temporary Protected Status Given One-Year Relief, But Advocates Say It’s Not Enough

More than 250,000 Salvadorans with Temporary Protected Status (TPS) in the US have feared being ripped from their families as the Trump administration pushes to end their protections. Now, those TPS recipients can rest easy for another year following a new agreement between El Salvador and the US. President Nayib Bukele of El Salvador announced on Monday, October 28 that the US government agreed to extend TPS, which provides work permits and security from deportation, for one year for its citizens living in the States. The two governments also agreed to other provisions, that will allow the Trump administration to continue its anti-immigrant agenda.  “They said it was impossible. That the Salvadoran government could do nothing. But we knew that...

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