The Trump administration announced that it will be ending a humanitarian program that has allowed nearly 200,000 Salvadorans to live and work in the U.S. after earthquakes in 2001 devastated their country. Salvadorans under temporary protected status (TPS) have until September 2019 to either leave the United States or obtain legal residency.
This segment aired on January 9, 2018.
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