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State Reacts To Trump's Ending Of Protected Status For Salvadorans07:11
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The Trump Administration has ended deportation protection for nearly 200,000 Salvadorans who have lived in the U.S. since 2001.

Salvadorans will have until September 9 of next year to leave the U.S. or obtain legal residency.

There are nearly 55,000 Salvadorans in Massachusetts, including 6,000 who currently hold Temporary Protected Status — also known as TPS.

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Shannon Dooling, WBUR reporter. She tweets @sdooling.

This segment aired on January 8, 2018.

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