VOx: Meet one of the 260,000 legal immigrants Trump wants deported
For many immigrants “Temporary Protected Status” has been dragging on for nearly 20 years. Now, they risk deportation.
Read more about the status of El Salvadoran migrants under Trump on Vox.com: http://bit.ly/2sSLOAs and http://bit.ly/2oyWz5A
On January 8th, the Trump administration announced that it was terminating the Temporary Protected Status of approximately 260,000 Salvadorans who live in the US. As a result, Nelsy Umanzor, a Salvadoran TPS holder, is now at risk of losing the temporary legal status that has allowed him to work and raise a family in Maryland for the past 17 years. But he won’t be giving up his status without a fight. Umanzor is lobbying congress to turn TPS into a path to residency before his status expires.