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Julio Calderon, 28, an undocumented immigrant from Honduras, listens after speaking in favor of renewing Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for immigrants from Central America and Haiti now living in the United States, during a news conference Monday, Nov. 6, 2017, in Miami. The Department of Homeland Security is expected to rule soon on whether or not to renew the protected status. (Lynne Sladky/AP)MoreCloseclosemore
Julio Calderon, 28, an undocumented immigrant from Honduras, listens after speaking in favor of renewing Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for immigrants from Central America and Haiti now living in the United States, during a news conference Monday, Nov. 6, 2017, in Miami. The Department of Homeland Security is expected to rule soon on whether or not to renew the protected status. (Lynne Sladky/AP)

Hundreds of thousands of immigrants from Central America are in suspense about their legal status in the United States, after the Trump administration this week began rolling back a longstanding program known as Temporary Protected Status.

Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson speaks with Yanira Arias (@alissette_arias), national campaigns manager for the group Alianza Americas and a TPS recipient from El Salvador.

This segment aired on November 10, 2017.

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