The Homeland Security Secretary says El Salvador received enough worldwide aid to recover from Mother Nature. In addition, this will further disrupt the Salvadoran economy which now receives and estimated 17 percent of its revenue from family members in the United States. The group says 4,800 of those TPS recipients are Salvadoran and are parents to about 5,200 USA citizens. In the mid-1980s, I reported from El Salvador and made the trek war refugees did from the country's poverty-struck villages to a safe house in the Rio Grande Valley of Texas. If TPS for Salvadorans is not extended, those forced to leave and their US -born children will face those conditions, too, he said. "I wouldn't be able to work". He said he met with youth "who tearfully explained to me why they attempted to migrate north, forced out of their homes, extorted by gangs". Our city is home to over 30,000 Salvadorans overall, among them 4,000 with TPS status, and 3,500 children born in this country and living with someone who has TPS status.
It is time that Congress gets its act together and fixes the immigration laws.
"There is not an option for most of these people without Congress acting", Keller said. Please call and write your legislators to demand they fight against this decision, as well as other decisions to rescind TPS from these countries.
They dread the prospect of seeking jobs in a country where the minimum wage is less than $10 per day and two out of three people work in the informal economy.
Kagan said people should pursue legal advice from qualified lawyers find help at such organizations as the Legal Aid Center, which also offers free classes and.
Canada's reaction to the Trump administration's decision to end TPS for Salvadorans comes after thousands of Haitians in the United States crossed into Canada past year out of fear that their TPS status would end. Let's stop playing politics and considering what's best for one party vs. the other party, but do what is best for this country.
Nearly 60,000 Haitians face removal from the United States because the Trump administration has determined a temporary residency program prompted by the devastating 2010 natural disaster is no longer needed.
"Conditions in El Salvador have remained extremely unsafe and volatile, albeit for different reasons", she said. We believe they would welcome with open arms people that have been traumatized and applaud the "dreamers" who want to be contributing members in our communities.
Faced with this phenomenon, the Canadian Minister of Immigration, Ahmed Hussen, said in a press conference on Tuesday that the government has put a preventive plan in place, in case the Salvadoran citizens decide to take similar measures.
Advocates with MIRA are urging the MA delegation to support and pass legislation in Congress to enable TPS holders to apply for permanent residency.
Groups that lobby for curbing immigration - both illegal and legal - welcomed Trump's move. "El Salvador has one of the highest homicide levels in the world and crimes such as extortion, assault and robbery are common". Many gained temporary protected status (TPS) following destructive earthquakes in 2001, allowing them to live and work legally in the United States. But the usual suspects in the permanent Gang of Amnesty - identity-politics Democrats, Big Business Republicans, anti-rule of law activists and sovereignty-sabotaging pundits - condemned the Trump administration's announcement this week with a heaping dose of hyperbole.
Trump has now declared that almost 200,000 Salvadorans nationwide will have less than two years to prepare to uproot their lives.
Opportunities for young people in El Salvador are scant; only half of Salvadoran youth attend junior high school, and only half of those complete high school.