WASHINGTON, Nov. 17, 2017 — The Trump Administration has announced the end of Temporary Protected Status for illegal immigrant Nicaraguans, originally granted in 1999, and postponed a decision for the larger population of Hondurans who received status at the same time. Decisions on renewing or terminating TPS for Salvadorans and Haitians are expected soon.

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Will the administration just keep renewing this “temporary” status, as its predecessors repeatedly did? Will Congress heed the advice of DHS “to enact a permanent solution for this inherently temporary program”? A new Immigration Brief video by former immigration judge Andrew Arthur briefly lays out some of the issues.

View the video here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5FNAjpZ2J9k

SOURCE Center for Immigration Studies

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