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U.S. Extends Temporary Work Permits for El Salvador Immigrants
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Officials say Jared Kushner and Mike Pence have led the crafting of this deal. The offer is expected to include Trump’s $5.7 billion demand for wall money in exchange for the BRIDGE Act — which would extend protections for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) — and also legislation to extend the legal status of Temporary Protected Status (TPS) holders, according to a source with direct knowledge.
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El gobierno de Trump cancela el TPS de los hondurenos y les da 18 meses para irse del pais
Honduras se suma a países como El Salvador, Haití y Nicaragua a los que Trump les quito ese estatus migratorio. Ahora tienen 18 meses para regularizar su estatus o abandonar el país. En total, mas de 300,000 indocumentados de esos países quedarian sin proteccion.
US says 200,000 people from El Salvador must leave within 18 months
Trump could end TPS for Honduras, but this could drive people back north, officials say
The Trump administration is set to decide in early November whether to extend Temporary Protective Status, or TPS, to nearly 60,000 Hondurans. But officials and citizens in Honduras say the country is not prepared to take people back and the uncertainty is creating worries about employment.
Dems call on Trump to renew key immigration program–TPS
A group of 22 Democratic senators, led by Sens. Ben Cardin (Md.) and Tim Kaine (Va.), wrote Acting Homeland Security Secretary Elaine Duke on Thursday asking her to renew the special designations for Honduras and El Salvador.
US homeland security chief meets with Haitian leaders
The U.S. homeland security chief made a brief visit to Haiti on Wednesday less than two weeks after the Trump administration suggested that 58,000 Haitians in the U.S. should get ready to return home.
Departments of State and Homeland Security have very different views on Haiti
DHS senior officials made clear on a press call that while the Trump administration has the discretion to extend TPS, it expects current Haitian TPS holders to resolve their affairs, to obtain travel documentation so that they could prepare to permanently move back to Haiti in six months. But on the exact same day, the State Department issued an alarming travel warning cautioning U.S. citizens to consider the risks of traveling, due to its current security environment and lack of adequate medical facilities and response, especially in the areas of Petionville and the storm-damaged southern peninsula departments of Grand Anse and Sud.