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Trump Has Bad News for 839 Liberians

He's ending deportation protection program

(Newser) - The Trump administration is ending a program that allows citizens of Liberia living in the US to avoid deportation. But it's allowing a one-year "wind-down" period to ease their return. Liberians have been eligible for Deferred Enforcement Departure since 1999. The program, which began under former President Clinton,... More »

El Salvador: US Booting 200K Would Devastate Us

Government hopes Congress will find solution

(Newser) - An estimated 200,000 Salvadorans and their 190,000 US-born children aren't the only people stressed out about the administration's decision to withdraw Temporary Protected Status : The government of El Salvador, which estimates 95% of TPS holders are employed or own businesses in the US, says it will... More »

Homeland Security Has Devastating News for 60K Haitians in US

Protected status to be lifted after 18 months

(Newser) - It was the news tens of thousands of Haitian residents of the US were dreading: The administration has decided to end the Temporary Protected Status that shielded them from deportation after their country's 2010 earthquake. Department of Homeland Security Acting Secretary Elaine Duke announced Monday that the status will... More »

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