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Trump Orders All Liberians In America To Vacate The Country Within 12 Months
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Trump Orders All Liberians In America To Vacate The Country Within 12 Months

President Trump said on Tuesday he will end a special immigration program that has allowed nearly 4,000 Liberians to legally live and work in the U.S. over the past 25 years. Liberians will now face a similar situation to thousands of people from El Salvador, Haiti, Nicaragua, and Sudan who had their Temporary Protected Status (TPS) terminated by the Trump administration. They either have to leave the country at the expiration of the deadline or risk becoming undocumented immigrants facing deportation. Liberians were first granted TPS in March 1991 under former President George H.W. Bush due to armed conflicts that were gripping the country, and starting in 1999, Liberians were transferred into a separate program called Deferred Enforced Departure, a classification that allowed th...
US-Based Haitians Fear Clock Ticking On Their Stay
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US-Based Haitians Fear Clock Ticking On Their Stay

States in 2010. Now, under President Donald Trump's administration, another life-changing convulsion looms on the horizon. Joseph is one of some 58,000 Haitians who benefited from a Temporary Protected Status (TPS) to live and work in the US after Haiti's devastating temblor. Many recipients of that scheme now fear an anti-immigrant White House is about to kick them out. "I know [Trump] campaigned for the presidency saying he didn't like immigrant people, but he could still do something for us," Joseph, 48, whose name has been changed, told Al Jazeera. "We know Haiti is not secure enough for my family to go back. Too many people get killed there. There are no jobs. There's no way to live." his month, Department of Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly extended Haiti's TPS stat...

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