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Central American Immigrants Brace For End Of Temporary Protected Status Program

The Department of Homeland Security revoked protections for 2,500 Nicaraguans living in the U.S. this week, while 50,000 Haitians and nearly 200,000 Salvadorans remain uncertain about their status.

The Trump administration this week began dismantling a longstanding humanitarian program known as Temporary Protected Status, leaving hundreds of thousands of Central American immigrants living in heightened fear of deportation.

The program grants temporary visas that allow immigrants to live and work in the U.S. and protects them from being forced to return to their home countries. The U.S. has to immigrants from 10 countries, mostly in Central America, for decades. The countries

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