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Mission District Reacts to the End of Protected Status for Salvadoran Immigrants

By JoeBill Muñoz, Mission Local

On an already gloomy and rainy day in San Francisco, Salvadorans with temporary protected status in the city learned that they may be forced to leave the country by Sept. 2019, Trump’s administration announced Monday.

The Temporary Protected Status  program allowed Salvadorans to live and work in the United States after a devastating 2001 earthquake in their home country. The Department of Homeland Security’s statement said: “The substantial disruption of living conditions caused by the earthquake no longer exist.”

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