Meet one of the 260,000 legal immigrants Trump wants deported

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  • Published on:  Monday, February 26, 2018
  • For many immigrants “Temporary Protected Status” has been dragging on for nearly 20 years. Now, they risk deportation.

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    On January 8th, the Trump administration announced that it was terminating the Temporary Protected Status of approximately 260,000 Salvadorans who live in the US. As a result, Nelsy Umanzor, a Salvadoran TPS holder, is now at risk of losing the temporary legal status that has allowed him to work and raise a family in Maryland for the past 17 years. But he won’t be giving up his status without a fight. Umanzor is lobbying congress to turn TPS into a path to residency before his status expires.

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  • Vox  (Feb 26, 2018)

    Watch what it takes for Central and Latin American migrants to reach the US in the fourth Vox Borders episode: can check out the full series, dispatches and all, here:

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  • Best Buddy Vape  (Mar 13, 2018)

    Vox if migrants what in to the us do it legal and not have to be deported is not that hars

  • rewer  (Feb 26, 2018)

    Thank you vox for bringing this issue up. Always speak for the helpless and minorities.

  • Artemis Hunts  (Sep 23, 2018)

    rewer they are not helpless

  • Q.  (Feb 26, 2018)

    Kejsaren the point of the video is that he CAN'T apply for citizenship under TPS

  • Alicia Mn  (Feb 26, 2018)

    BRING THE POPCORN waiting for the comments

  • Jacob Danz  (Feb 27, 2018)

    I’ve got it. I’ve got the popcorns🍿🍿🍿🍿🍿🍿🍿🍿🍿🍿🍿

  • Eric Malone  (Feb 26, 2018)

    I feel I missed an opportunity with the spelling of “come”

  • Ricky  (Feb 26, 2018)

    All the comments here are about how good the comment section will be...Meh

  • Arbbym9er  (Feb 26, 2018)

    Glad to see I'm not the only one who notices the irony of this.

  • * * GRABS POPCORN * *

  • Gail Becker  (Feb 26, 2018)

    Okay, help me understand. At 1:30, you said "We originally planned to be here only a short while." So, in your case, why is going back to your country a problem? Moreover, if you decided to stay here, then why didn't you file for a permanent citizenship? The United States always gives money to other countries for foreign aid. Did it not give money to your country?I have heard a plethora of immigrants say, "I did not file for citizenship for my sons because I did not want them to be dra...

  • Je Colibri  (Jan 21, 2019)


  • steven chamberlain  (Jan 13, 2019)

    a short while you know 50 years or so just long enough for social services to run out of money.

  • Civilis Auditorium  (Feb 26, 2018)

    Oh my God, all the comments about that man talking in spanish.Son unos imbéciles.

  • Stanley Artus-Cooper  (Oct 18, 2018)

    Well part of. That is to become a legal citizen you need to learn English and US history. Because of this I think this story might be fabricated.

  • mindy1114mercari  (Aug 9, 2018)

    Civilis Auditorium except that we made the country great not you.

  • aida santos  (Feb 26, 2018)

    For the people who are bashing the man for not knowing EnglishMaybe he does. He just feels more comfortable speaking in Spanish. And if he doesnt know, thats okay too. Hes an older man. Its hard to learn a new language when youre older. Some of y'all take years of Spanish and only learn a thing or two. Relaxxxx

  • hello  (3 days ago)

    Nope....its the American peoples right to demand that people know the language that we speak in America. You relax.

  • maverickM249  (Feb 26, 2018)

    If an immigrant speaks english it increases their chances of staying in the country. See, you can live United States and keep your culture, but you must embrace english and accept capitalism. You don't have to like it.

  • S V D  (Mar 1, 2018)

    I disagree with this video, This was temporary from the beginning see the name itself, He knew it from the onset he would have to leave the US, Why wasnt he ready for it, why get involved here, the status was given in wake of earthquake as humanitarian basis, Plus note he is still speaking foreign tongue ie Spanish and not english after 18 yrs in Us, then he expects to stay here permanantly?? I m not from US but dont support this free come all and settle here mentality!!!

  • S V D  (Sep 9, 2018)

    Exactly thats what i said!!! I think u made a mistake... These r my views also,,, u must have read someone else's comment...

  • Jacob Tsatskis  (Sep 8, 2018)

    +S V D i disagree there they were brought in because of an earthquake of course we should have humanity but they should have humility and be cognizant of the fact that they arent citizens here.

  • Matias Villagra  (Feb 26, 2018)

    Spanish is my first language but for some reason I was reading the subtitles.

  • Dayanara V  (Sep 5, 2018)

    Same ,, but I always have subs in for anything

  • Dango tate  (May 25, 2018)

    U got a habit

  • The Valerie Lorenzo  (Feb 26, 2018)

    This is so sad 😞 yet people still mistreat Latinos. Walk a mile in our shoes 👞 Latinos are the hardest working people I know. They do any shitty job to support their family. ❤️

  • emma l  (Jan 24, 2019)

    That's racist